Gender stereotypes and dimensions of effective leader behavior

@article{Cann1990GenderSA,
  title={Gender stereotypes and dimensions of effective leader behavior},
  author={Arnie Cann and William D. Siegfried},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={1990},
  volume={23},
  pages={413-419}
}
Research has consistently found that effective leadership is perceived as characterized by traits similar to those associated with masculine gender roles. These perceptions would appear to be at odds with extensive research indicating that effective leadership requires “consideration” and “structuring” behaviors—behaviors that seem to represent both masculine and feminine styles. In two separate studies, the correspondence between gender stereotypes and dimensions of effective leadership were… 
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