publication . Article . 2006

The Gendered Stereotype of the ?Good Manager? Sex Role Expectations towards Male and Female Managers

Markus Gmür;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: management revu, volume 17, pages 104-121 (issn: 0935-9915, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nomos Verlag
Abstract
In the past 30 years, U.S. and international studies have shown that societal expectations of the ?good manager? are closely related to the male stereotype. However, it is not clear, whether this stereotype is the same for men and women alike in managerial positions. The results of a German study with 625 students and 376 professionals participating between 1997 and 2005 are presented in the short note below. The main findings of the study are: 1. Female managers are expected to conform more closely to male stereotypes than are male managers. 2. Higher expectations are set from women and respondents with practical experience than from men and those who are inexp...
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free text keywords: General Business, Management and Accounting, manager, selection, sex roles, gender studies, Germany, Führungskräfte, Geschlecht, Weibliche Führungskräfte, Deutschland, Geschlechterforschung, German, language.human_language, language, International studies, Form of the Good, Stereotype, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Psychology, Performance appraisal, Social psychology, ddc:650
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