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The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.

Chapter 12: “Re-Viewing” Gender, Leadership, and Managerial Behavior: Do Three Decades of Research Tell Us Anything?

“Re-Viewing” Gender, Leadership, and Managerial Behavior: Do Three Decades of Research Tell Us Anything?
“Re-viewing” gender, leadership, and managerial behavior: Do three decades of research tell us anything?
D. AnthonyButterfield and James P.Grinnell

The topic of gender, leadership, and managerial behavior encompasses a wide domain.1 Given the scope of this book, we have limited our analysis because some topics are discussed in greater detail by other contributing authors. For example, Karen Korabik covers sex and gender roles, Jerry Jacobs discusses sex segregation of occupations, Linda Carli and Alice Eagly evaluate issues of gender and emergent leadership, and Alison Konrad and Frank Linnehan address affirmative action. In some respects our work will overlap with these contributors, but our goal is not to provide an exhaustive literature review. Rather, ...

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