Factors Affecting Decision Making Among Male and Female Managers.

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RESEARCH PROPOSAL Factors Affecting Decision Making Among Male And Female Managers.

A decision may be defined as "a course of action which is consciously chosen from among a set of alternatives to achieve a desired result." It represents a well-balanced judgment and a commitment to action. It is rightly said that the first important function of management is to take decisions on problems and situations. Therefore, decision making is an essential aspect of modern management. Decision making is the key part of manager’s activities. As we know, most of the working environment is constantly growing with having male managers but as well as number of female managers. Hence, it becomes a question what is affecting decision making among
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One explanation for the differential treatment stems from sex-role stereotyping, which posits that women lack the leadership attributes and abilities required for managerial positions.

2. Research Questions 1. Do male and female have different leadership style? 2. Who are better or preferred managers among male and female managers? 3. Which gender is paid with higher income and always get the higher rates of promotion?

1.3 Significant of the study.

These research findings would benefit to the organization as a whole such as to the managers and employees. It is more a win – win situation for all because subordinates will be able to identify on who will be a better manager. Other than that they will be able to determine which manager does a better job, whether the male or female managers. From this the organization will know who to promote and delegate the responsibility to.

1.4 Limitations of the study

Time constraint was one of the factors since the duration to complete this study was only four months, hence it was impossible to conduct extensive research. Another factor was the problem in locating relevant articles and journals. The only place we could access Emerald site articles was in Segi College Kuala Lumpur. Other than that, location was another problem. This study could only be conducted within Malaysia. Specified it was done in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor only.

To make it clear, this was a quantitative
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