Dance of Power

Helgesen, Sally
January 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6
The article focuses on women taking up leadership roles. According to the author, women leaders have several characteristics in common including placing a high value on relationships, preferring direct communication and being comfortable with diversity. The author also notes that as more women reach positions of authority and influence, they are having an impact on how organizations are led and on what leadership qualities are valued.


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