Women “ Take Care , ” Men “ Take Charge ” : Managers ’ Stereotypic Perceptions of Women and Men Leaders

@inproceedings{Carter2009WomenT,
  title={Women “ Take Care , ” Men “ Take Charge ” : Managers ’ Stereotypic Perceptions of Women and Men Leaders},
  author={Nancy Carter and Theresa M. Welbourne},
  year={2009}
}
This study explored possible underpinnings of findings from earlier research in which women’s overall leadership competence was less favorably evaluated than men’s. The authors examined perceptions held by senior managers, 34% of whom were CEOs, of women’s and men’s effectiveness at 10 key leadership behaviors. Respondents generally perceived that women… CONTINUE READING