Linguistic gender marking and its international business ramifications

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Estefania Santacreu-Vasut; Oded Shenkar; Amir Shoham;
  • Journal: Journal of International Business Studies,volume 45,issue 9 December,pages1,170-1,178

We analyze the impact of language-based gender distinctions within languages’ grammatical structures on women’s corporate presence. Using four different data sets, we find that countries where the dominant language marks gender more intensely have significantly lower fe... View more
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