Leadership and Women in Organizations,
HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA
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The purpose of this report is to provide information and a point of view that may help in thinking about leadership of women by women, women by men, and men by women. However, the focus throughout most of the report is on women leading women. This report is divided into four major parts. Chapter 2 contains three views of women. Namely, womans traditional sex role women as a minority group the idea of male superiority continues to have its effect and scientifically based observations about women. Chapter 3 presents several ideas about leadership. Chapter 4 discusses differences between women and men in organizations. It was emphasized that task functions of the leader of men or of women are much the same, but that maintenance functions may differ. Chapter 5 discusses sex-related differences in leadership. Special problems that female leaders encounter were identified, and an approach to solving the problems was suggested.
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