Appalachian women leaders: Products of culture and life events

  title={Appalachian women leaders: Products of culture and life events},
  author={Devona G. Smith and Kendra Reed},
This study explores the effects of cultural expectations and critical life events on women’s leadership influence in Appalachia, a unique subculture of the United States. Using a sample of 347 female MBA students, the researchers examined the impact of education, gender bias, family/work issues, and family violence on leadership influence. Not only did results demonstrate significant relationships between education and gender bias with leadership influence, but also these relationships were… CONTINUE READING