Management: the Role of Men and Women Is Diffrenet in Management

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Management: the Role of Men and Women Is Diffrenet in Management

By | Feb. 2011
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Management: The Role of Men and Women Is Different In Management

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Abstract .................................................................................................................................3 Introduction...............….......................................................................................................4 Background Information ......................................................................................................5 Advantages of Female Managers...........................................................................................7 Disadvantages of Female Managers.......................................................................................8 Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………………..9 References .............................................................................................................................12

Abstract
Look around your workplace, and calculate the percentage of women. Now look at top management. How many of those corner offices are occupied by women? For the vast majority of U.S. workplaces, the answer is, 20% or less, even though women make up 48% of the total workforce. As Newsweek columnist Anna Quindlen writes in The Leadership Lid: “One of the greatest natural resources in America is going underused. And she may be sitting right at the next desk.”

Introduction
The past several decades have brought huge changes that have in turn shaped the development of the current business environment. The present data clearly indicates that management in general has become much more human-oriented, even in the face of some incredible improvement in technology. As a result, scholars and professionals alike have recognized the need for people with better ‘soft’ skills that include communicating, networking, empowering, delegating, and counseling among others. Such skills are absolutely very important for managers in organizations that...
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