Obstacles and opportunities for female leadership in mammalian societies : A comparative perspective

@article{Smith2020ObstaclesAO,
  title={Obstacles and opportunities for female leadership in mammalian societies : A comparative perspective},
  author={Jennifer E. Smith and C. A. Ortiz and Madison T. Buhbe and M. V. Vugt},
  journal={Leadership Quarterly},
  year={2020},
  volume={31},
  pages={101267}
}
Abstract Women remain universally underrepresented in the top leadership positions. A comparative evolutionary framework may offer new insights into the value of and potential barriers to female leadership. Here we define leaders as individuals who impose a disproportional influence on the collective behaviors of group members. We reviewed data for 76 social species of non-human mammals to reveal the circumstances favoring female leadership and species exhibiting female-biased leadership in two… Expand

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