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3.Is leadership a gender based capability? From the literature review gender plays a vital role when it comes to women being promoted to leadership positions. According to figure 3, 80% of the participants believe that leadership not a gender based capability.
12 Figure: 3 4.Does your organisation consider relevant qualification into leadership positions? Figure: 4 Almost 100% of the participants form figure 4 believe their organisation consider relevant qualification into leadership positions. This means men and women should have certain qualifications so that they can hold or promoted to leadership positions. 5.Women are treated the same as their male counter parts of the same authority level?
13 80% of the participants as shown in figure 5 believe that women are treated the same as their male counter part of the same authority level this means there is less gender inequality and the organisation does not discriminate against women. Figure: 5 6.Does this organisation assist women to advance in leadership positions? According to Figure 6, 80% of the participants believe the organisation empowers women to advance to leadership positions, it can be concluded the organisation motivate women to advance in leadership positions and there is gender equality this is supported by figure 5.
14 Figure: 6 7.What are challenges that prevent women from advancing into leadership positions? According to the literature review culture is said to play a role in women’s leadershipand traditional values often coexist with modern values and cultural issues affect gender and participation of women in leadership positions in organizations (Hofstede, 1980). With that, most of the participants (46.67%) agree that gender t is a challenge that prevents women from advancing into leadership positions. Gender issues come second with 33.3%, and lastly family with 20%.
15 Figure: 7 8.Are there any training programmes in this organisation that support women in leadership? According to figure 8 out of 15 participants, 8 people are saying there are no training programmes in the organisation that support women in leadership and 7 are saying there is training, this should be critically investigated in order to determine what exactly is in place as the results are not quite clear. From question 4 it shows that certain qualifications are needed so people can hold or promoted to leadership positions in conclusion to this education and training can help prepare women for leadership positions.
16 Figure: 8 9.Does your culture support women to hold leadership positions? Despite the fact that Botswana is a patriarchy state that means it is categorized by cultural norms, beliefs culture the most of the participants (80%) believe that their culture support women to hold leadership positions
17 Figure: 9 10.Culture is the reason why women leaders are not moving to top positions in organisation.