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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Leadership Chapter 12 – Women and Leadership Northouse, 4 th edition
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Women and Leadership Perspective Gender and Leadership Styles Gender and Leadership Effectiveness The Glass Ceiling Breaking the Glass Ceiling Women and Leadership Approach Overview
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Women and Leadership Approach Description Gender and Leadership Popular press reported differences between women and men - Women inferior to men (1977) Women lacked skills & traits necessary for managerial success Superiority of women in leadership positions (1990) Researchers ignored issues related to gender Historical View Historical View
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Women and Leadership Approach Description Gender and Leadership Scholars started asking “Can women lead?” Changed by women in leadership Presence of women in corporate & political leadership Highly effective female leaders – eBay’s CEO, Avon’s CEO, N.Y. Senator, Secretary of State, etc. Historical View Historical View
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Women and Leadership Approach Description Gender and Leadership Current research primary questions “What are the leadership style and effectiveness differences between women and men?” “Why are women starkly underrepresented in elite leadership roles?” Historical View Historical View
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Leadership Styles Mainstream press reported (1990-2000) There are gender differences Contemporary society women’s leadership is more effective Researchers argue (1986-2001) gender has little or no relationship to leadership style and effectiveness Gender and Leadership Styles
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Gender and Leadership Styles Meta-analysis Women were not found to lead in a more interpersonally oriented & less task-oriented manner than men in organizations Only gender difference - women use a more participative or democratic style than men Additional meta-analysis (van Egen, 2001) examining research between 1987-2000 found similar results
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Gender and Leadership Styles Meta-analysis of male & female leaders on all characteristics and behaviors (Eagly, Women were devalued when they worked in male- dominated environments and when the evaluators were men Females evaluated unfavorably when they used a directive or autocratic style (stereotypically male) Female and male leaders evaluated favorably when they used a democratic leadership style (stereotypically feminine)
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Chapter 12 - Women and Leadership Transformational Leadership (TL) Research (Lowe et al, 1996) – elements positively related to leadership effectiveness All 4 components of TL idealized influence, inspirational motivation,
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