How Do Women Affect The Workplace

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Women In High Positions: Does It Harm The Organization Or Women As Individuals?
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Women in high positions: Does it harm the organization or women as individuals?
For a very long time, woman in most parts of the world if not all have always been treated as second to men. Almost every aspect of human lives has been controlled by men for centuries. In fact, there are countries where women do not have equal civic rights to men. In countries like Saudi Arabia women were dominated by men such that they only got the right to drive cars recently. In the developed world, male dominance is still an issue in that decision making positions both in the private and the public sector
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It is important to note that by establishing these new relationships leaders can influence people to take the path that will lead to the success of the organization. It is the differences in gender characteristics that lead to different style of leadership among women and men. Eventually these different styles and approach to leadership will produce a different organizational culture and there different results.
Characteristics That Leads to Different Styles of Leadership
Men in leadership were seen to be more authoritative than women and making it hard for their juniors to approach or interact with them freely. By being more approachable than men, women are thus able to use soft power or persuasion to make their organization run in a particular direction. It should be noted that it is quite economical to make people see the reason as to why they should perform their duties and in a particular way as opposed to hiring people to supervise them and make them follow the rules. This is one of the ways in which women performs exemplary better than men in that organizations are shelved of from human resources issues (Folkman, 2015).
According to Folkman (2015) other aspect that women in leadership ranked higher than men are; drive for results, willingness to develop others and inspiring/ motivating employees. As it has been noted earlier leadership has was seen as a role for men for a very long time.
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