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Transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles: a meta-analysis comparing women and men.
A meta-analysis of 45 studies of transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles found that female leaders were more transformational than male leaders and also engaged in more
The Leadership Styles of Women and Men
As women increasingly enter leadership roles that traditionally have been occupied mainly by men, the possibility that the leadership styles of women and men differ continues to attract attention.
An exploration of stereotypical beliefs about leadership styles: Is transformational leadership a route to women's promotion?
Two experimental studies examined whether gender stereotypes about the transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles constitute an advantage or an impediment for women's access
Is Traditional Gender Ideology Associated with Sex-Typed Mate Preferences? A Test in Nine Nations
Social role theory (Eagly, Wood, & Diekman, 2000) predicts that traditional gender ideology is associated with preferences for qualities in a mate that reflect a conventional homemaker-provider
Gender gaps in sociopolitical attitudes: a social psychological analysis.
This research examined the proposition that differential role occupancy by women and men fosters gender gaps in sociopolitical attitudes and found similarities between gender gaps and gaps associated with other respondent attributes such as race and parenthood.
Another Look at Sex Differences in Preferred Mate Characteristics: The Effects of Endorsing the Traditional Female Gender Role
This research used an individual differences approach to test Eagly and Wood's (1999) claim that sex differences in the characteristics that people prefer in mates reflect the tendency for men and
Diminishing Returns: The Effects of Income on the Content of Stereotypes of Wage Earners
This study examined stereotypes of wage earners who varied in annual income from $10,000 to $190,000. As income increased, these stereotypes increased strongly in positive agentic characteristics and
Possible Selves in Marital Roles: The Impact of the Anticipated Division of Labor on the Mate Preferences of Women and Men
The less provider responsibility anticipated for the wife, the more traditional were mate preferences and these experiments support the social role theory view that the roles anticipated by men and women influence their choice of mates.