Sex Roles. This study represents an attempt to show a relationship between leader behavior and sex-role identification. Results support a connection between masculine characteristics and structuring behavior as a leader, but do not uphold hypotheses for the relationship between sex-role identity and leadership style. It is suggested that research should attempt to study each of the four dimensions of sex-role identity and leadership style as independent concepts. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
Sex-role identity and Leadership style: Different labels for the same concept?
Sex-role identity and Leadership style: Different labels for the same concept? | SpringerLink
When considering career success, tangible qualities often come to mind, such as the type of work and salary. But one critical factor to your success is leadership style, both in how you manage people and how you like to be managed. Effective managers can improve productivity and employee morale and reduce turnover. Each of these styles has their own strengths and weaknesses, and a person can use more than one style, depending on the situation. Read on to find out which style resonates the most with you. Autocratic managers make decisions unilaterally, without much or any input of subordinates. However, this style of management can drive away employees who are looking for more ownership of decisions, and more autonomy.
Sex of leader, leader behavior, and subordinate satisfaction
Sex Roles. In general, male and female leaders were equally able and equally willing to display autocratic and democratic leadership styles if so instructed. Similarly, leader sex did not have a significant influence on subordinate satisfaction or productivity either by itself or in interaction with leadership style or follower sex. Unable to display preview.