Women are better bosses than men: Summary Response:
In her article “Women are better bosses than men”, according to a survey conducted showing that the majority of men do not mind having women as their bosses, Mary Schnack discusses the reasons behind the idea of women managers becoming more acceptable according to their male counterparts. Referring to Natasha Josefwitz’s opinion on the previous topic, Schnack quotes Josefwitz’s reasons behind the latter’s assertion, and then supports them with further information. Schnack then presents a counter-argument which is the criticism of women’s “open door” policy and refutes it by stating the advantages of following such a method. In various working environments, women managers tend to put their employees first, putting an effort in creating a motivating and harmonious work atmosphere. As In his article, “Why women are better managers than men”, Eduardo Melero, a professor in the Universidad Carlos de Madrid department of business administration, explores the advantages of having women as managers in organizations. “We can see evidence, although weaker, that in these workplace (with more women managers) decisions are made more democratically and more interpersonal channels of communications are established," (Melero, 2009) Furthermore, Melero states that that female managers tend to ask and acknowledge employees’ feedback in taking organizational decisions. As employees feel that their opinions are being valued, they become more involved at work activities. With such a behavior, female managers achieve job satisfaction for their subordinates. Another advantage that works for women in managerial positions is their democratic policies that they carry out at work. Melero writes that female managers tend to ask and acknowledge employees’ feedback in taking organizational decisions. As employees feel that their opinions are being valued, they become more involved at work activities. With such a behavior, female...
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