Sex Differences in Leadership Leadership Styles and Subordinate Satisfaction

Sex Differences in Leadership Leadership Styles and Subordinate Satisfaction In order to test some major hypotheses on leadership styles ofwomen managers, empirical research was conducted among subordinates withmale and female supervisors in Greek firms. Analysis of results showedthat neither leadership styles nor subordinates satisfaction differedbetween employees with male and female managers. The conclusions to bedrawn from this analysis are that gender should not influence hiring,promotion and delegation decisions, and that women managers should beencouraged to express certain innate qualities which could contribute tothe improved cooperation and team spirit within organisations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0268-3946
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10.1108/02683949010141291
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Abstract

In order to test some major hypotheses on leadership styles ofwomen managers, empirical research was conducted among subordinates withmale and female supervisors in Greek firms. Analysis of results showedthat neither leadership styles nor subordinates satisfaction differedbetween employees with male and female managers. The conclusions to bedrawn from this analysis are that gender should not influence hiring,promotion and delegation decisions, and that women managers should beencouraged to express certain innate qualities which could contribute tothe improved cooperation and team spirit within organisations.

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Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1990

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