Robert martin jones case

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Robin Martin-Jones Final Analysis

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In pursuing a career in financial services Robin Martin-Jones went on to start with a fortune 500 company after graduation. Her decision to join a larger firm seems to be motivated by the following, it would offer many opportunities in the way of career advancement. It subsequently leads to Robin being selected to continue in her studies in an MBA program, in which she excelled. Following these events, she seemed to be on track one promotion after another.

In further giving an overview or description, the one thing that is sometimes overlooked is there are dual
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This does apply to her way of thinking and was first discovered after she realized there were limitations based on the perception of her role in society and most of all with the company. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, this can be seen as another byproduct of the process. Balanced Identity Theory, Balance Theory is a motivational theory of attitude change, proposed by
Fritz Heider, It conceptualizes the cognitive constancy motive as a drive toward psychological balance
(, 2014). In researching this, I found that this theory applied in relation to Robin not feeling she had a good physiological balance, and in this particular case has all the framework that
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applies. She further felt that she sacrificed her self-respect, in excepting this situation, and this is one of the main ingredients of this theory. This caused Robin to feel she hit the glass ceiling, a lot of emotions engulfed her and at this time. In further discussing of theory, anyone of the above would have applied
, but I felt it was our job to identify the theory the initial small snowball that became the giant one at the bottom of the hill.


It would appear that the short term prescription is right on point by a jury of my peers, In this case
Robin would have to work backwards talking with her supervisor asking


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