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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".
EY Senior Civil Service Women’s Leadership Index 2016: UK
“We are committed to helping to drive debate and discussion on how women can and must play a more significant role in central government as well as business in the UK.”
Applying a Capital Perspective to Explain Continued Gender Inequality in the C-suite
"Women are still not progressing into executive, CEO or board roles in substantial numbers. We argue that gendered forces operating at societal, organizational, and individual levels inhibit the accumulation of valuable career capital."
The Queen Bee Phenomenon: Why women leaders distance themselves from junior women
“This contribution reviews work on the queen bee phenomenon whereby women leaders assimilate into male-dominated organizations (…) by distancing themselves from junior women and legitimizing gender inequality in their organization.”
Getting on top of the Glass Cliff: Reviewing a decade of evidence, explanations, and impact
"The glass cliff refers to the tendency for women to be more likely than men to be appointed to leadership positions that are risky and precarious. This paper reviews the first decade of research into the phenomenon".
Reporting Requirements, Targets, and Quotas for Women in Leadership
“Reporting requirements, targets, and quotas have been implemented in several countries to increase female representation in leadership. In three studies, we analyze the effectiveness of these strategies from a goal-setting perspective.”
A Bed of Thorns: Female leaders and the self-reinforcing cycle of illegitimacy
"In an attempt to explain why the gender gap in leadership positions persists, we propose a model centered on legitimacy."
Managing to Clear the Air: Stereotype threat, women, and leadership
"In this article, we explore the process and implications of stereotype threat for women in leadership, broadly construed."
Women in the Workplace: 2016
“Women in the Workplace 2016 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.”
A Snapshot of Current Trends for Women in Leadership
"[T]he Parliamentary Library provides a snapshot of current trends in Australian parliaments, ministries, leadership positions, government boards and the Australian Public Service."
Confronting Gender Inequality: Findings from the LSE commission on gender, inequality and power
“This report provides ammunition for those committed to change. In what follows, we lay the groundwork for a world of reduced gendered inequality, with a fairer gendered distribution of power and a fairer representation of women in public life.”
Strategies for Increased Participation of Women in Leadership across the Commonwealth
“In 2015, the Commonwealth undertook a study of women in government and in leadership in member countries across the private and public sectors, including in state-owned enterprises.”