publication . Article . 2009

preferred leadership prototypes of male and female leaders in 27 countries

Lori D Paris; Jon P Howell; Peter W Dorfman; Paul J Hanges;
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  • Published: 12 Mar 2009 Journal: Journal of International Business Studies, volume 40, pages 1,396-1,405 (issn: 0047-2506, eissn: 1478-6990, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Our study shows that preferred leadership prototypes held by female leaders differ from the prototypes held by male leaders, and that these prototype differences vary across countries, cultures, and especially industries. In general, female managers prefer participative, team oriented, and charismatic leadership prototype dimensions more than males. Contrary to popular belief, both males and females valued humane-oriented leadership equally. Gender egalitarianism and industry type were important moderators of the gender–leadership prototype relationship. Gender egalitarianism increased females' desire for participative leadership, while prototype differences bet...
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free text keywords: Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Economics and Econometrics, General Business, Management and Accounting, Business and International Management, Charismatic authority, Popular belief, Finance, business.industry, business, Gender equality, Organizational culture, International business, Egalitarianism, Globe, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Cost leadership
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publication . Article . 2009

preferred leadership prototypes of male and female leaders in 27 countries

Lori D Paris; Jon P Howell; Peter W Dorfman; Paul J Hanges;