Why so few women at the top?
- Moving Up the Corporate Ladder: A Longitudinal Study of the Leadership Motive Pattern and Managerial Success in Women and Men. Jacobs, Ruth L.; McClelland, David C. // Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research;Winter1994, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p32
Using TAT data collected prior to entering management positions, sex-differences in motive patterns related to leadership were examined in a 12 year longitudinal study of 211 males and 180 females who entered a large utility corporation between 1977 and 1982. Subjects were followed-up in 1990...
- Are women better leaders? The Editors // U.S. News & World Report;01/29/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p10
Discusses the emergence of women in politics, academics and business. Growing number of women in the United States Congress; Observations of Sally Helgesen, author of `The Web of Inclusion' and Helen Fisher, author of `The First Sex'; Question of whether women will prove to be more effective...
- Gender-Related Stereotypes of Transformational and Transactional Leadership. Maher, Karen J. // Sex Roles;Aug97, Vol. 37 Issue 3-4, p209
Examines gender differences in transformational and transactional leadership, focusing on gender-related stereotypes for these forms of leadership. Differences in ratings of stereotypic male versus stereotypic female leaders on transformational and transactional leadership; Definition of...
- Effects of gender and sex type on perceived leadership abilities. Sywensky, Josette M.; Madden, Jennifer L. // Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama & Sociometry;Summer96, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p76
Investigates the effects of gender and sex type on perceived leadership abilities. Instrument used to measure aspects of perceived leadership; Use of the Bem sex role inventory; Finding that the overall gender orientation of a leader group was predominantly masculine; Distribution of sex type.
- Leadership and gender advantage. Vecchio, Robert P. // Leadership Quarterly;Dec2002, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p643
Claims of â€œgender advantageâ€ in the area of leadership are critiqued, and the findings from research on sex/gender differences in social behavior and leader effectiveness are reviewed. Meta-analytic studies that have considered sex differences in leadership are examined with respect...
- Attributions of success and failure of men and women in leadership positions. Shultz, Kenneth S. // Psychological Reports;Dec94 Part 1, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p1307
Examines attributions for the success and failure of men and women in leadership positions. Assignment of respondents in conditions describing a leader's performance; Rating of leadership qualities required for success; Reluctance to distinguish gender in rating.
- Gender Differences in Management Behaviour and Leadership Style. Spurgeon, Peter; Cross, Vinette // International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities;May2006, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p221
In competitive times, long-term organizational success depends on development of the most competent managers, regardless of gender. The research was conducted in a financial services organization, experiencing rapid change due to international competition, deregulation and technological advance....
- Blondes have no recognition. Bagnall, Diana // Bulletin with Newsweek;08/03/99, Vol. 117 Issue 6185, p17
Discusses the issue of women in leadership roles in the corporate world and the appointment of Carly Fiorina as the head of Hewlett-Packard. Women managers in Australia; Comments from Amanda Sinclair at the Women, Management and Industrial Relations Conference in Australia; How women repress...
- Genders manage differently. Culbertson, Katie // Indianapolis Business Journal;09/28/98, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p23
Focuses on the differences in the management strategies of men and women executives according to survey findings from the periodical `Working Woman.' Tendency of women executives to become more consensus-oriented; Women executives' behavior of giving indirect orders.