by Caroline | Mar 22, 2016 | bottom line value of gender diversity, Conforming to masculine, feminine strengths, gender balance, gender inclusive, masculine strengths, value of difference, women and collaboration, women and conflict |
I am grieved by the news of another terrorist attack in Europe. I believe this is a symptom of a serious imbalance. It is a product of a culture that represses and covers its women – and so represses and dishonors all that is feminine. My commitment is redoubled – to do my small part in having people value both masculine and feminine, in themselves, in others, in our organizations and in our culture.
by Caroline | Apr 23, 2013 | collaborative leadership style, Gender difference, gendered definitions of leadership, Leadership, Masculine Feminine Difference, Strengths of feminine leadership, Strengths of women's leadership, women and collaboration, women and power, Women in management |
Concepts of good leadership are often associated with how men tend to lead (masculine forms of leadership). The feminine form of leadership is different but equally effective. Sometimes the results achieved by women who exhibit feminine leadership styles are overlooked. The focus is on how they operate and how it is different from the norm. Getting gender diversity at the top requires that we expand our definitions of leadership.