Men, Women, and Leadership Centralization in Groups Over Time.

  title={Men, Women, and Leadership Centralization in Groups Over Time.},
  author={J. Berdahl and C. Anderson},
  journal={Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice},
  • J. Berdahl, C. Anderson
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice
  • The authors propose a model for predicting the emergence of group norms from the demographic composition of groups. They use this model to study gender and leadership centralization in groups over time. Results from 2 longitudinal studies were consistent with their predictions: (a) Women, more than men, preferred equality norms in groups; (b) all-male and majority-male groups had relatively centralized leadership structures; (c) all-female groups had relatively decentralized leadership… CONTINUE READING
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