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Women on Boards Strategy 2015-20
Recognising women as constituting half of Tasmania’s population, yet frequently experiencing inequality at the socio-economic and professional level, the State government offers this strategy as part of its commitment to a target of 50/50 by 2020.
Women’s Leadership Matters: The impact of women’s leadership in the Canadian federal public service
Written within the Canadian context, where 46% of women sit at the executive level of the public sector, this report queries what impact women at the executive level have on programs, management and policy.
Does the media influence how we perceive women in leadership?
"Despite the heightened awareness on gender equality, corporations are not doing enough to address the fact that the C-suite remains predominantly male."
Women's Authority in Political Decision-Making Groups
“Formal decision-making groups are ubiquitous, and they make decisions that govern every aspect of life, yet women are vastly underrepresented in them. How effective are women in these groups, where their numbers still lag far behind men's?”
Gender and Leadership: Introduction to the special issue
"The recent surge of research on gender and leadership (...) demonstrates the rising academic interest in women as leaders, which accompanies growing public interest and widespread agitation for women's inclusion in the ranks of powerholders."
Help or hindrance? Work–life practices and women in management
"We predicted that work–life practices would increase the proportion of women in management, but their impact would be most evident when the workforce gender composition makes gender stereotypes less salient."
Leading with their Hearts? How gender stereotypes of emotion lead to biased evaluations of female leaders
"The belief that women are more emotional than men is one of the strongest gender stereotypes held in Western cultures [a]nd yet, gender stereotypes of emotion have received little attention from gender and leadership scholars."
The Full View: Second Edition
"The full and equal participation of women in decision-making processes in all spheres of life is fundamental to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women."
Race Matters for Women Leaders: Intersectional effects on agentic deficiencies and penalties
"We suggest that when specific racial and gendered stereotypes are aligned with a specific dimension of agency, we can gain a more thorough understanding of how agentic biases may hinder women's progression to leadership positions."
Women on Boards: The superheroes of tomorrow?
"Can female directors help save economies and the firms on whose boards they sit? (...) The literature faces three main challenges: data limitations, selection and causal inference."
Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Leadership
“Though more than 100 countries have adopted gender quotas, the effects of these reforms on women’s political leadership are largely unknown.”
When Women Emerge as Leaders: Effects of extraversion and gender composition in groups
"Focusing on the gender of emergent leaders in initially leaderless groups, we explore contextual factors that may influence when women are likely to emerge as leaders. We take a multilevel perspective".