How Gender Roles Can Be An Influential Leader?

1429 Words6 Pages
Have you ever had that Supervisor that you could not stand, and it made you not want to go to work every day. There are a variety of different types of leadership we will identify them and see how gender roles make a difference in them. First, we will start by defining leadership using when, where, and who. Next, examine females and how their leadership is affected by gender roles. Then we will overview how the male counterpart has in leadership by gender roles and stereotypes. Last, there will be the recommendations of how any person of any gender can be an influential leader. Like William Shakespeare says “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”(Shakespeare, 2015) Now where can we find…show more content…
They just don’t have the innate wiring. Then there’s the big middle of the curve, where the vast majority of us live. And that’s where the real potential for “made” leaders lies. It’s what most of my interviewers assume isn’t true – when, in fact, it is: most folks who start out with a modicum of innate leadership capability can actually become very good, even great leaders.”(, 2015) Every opportunity given is a chance for leadership. For example, on Christmas morning when everyone has made a complete disaster of the house Instead of waiting for the parents to tell them to clean up they take the initiative to do it themselves. “Leadership exists in every aspect of our lives today, and is required where one or more gather to make decisions involving people and business decisions. These can range from organizations such as churches and sport teams to local businesses and even a country’s military.”(, 2015) A leader is someone who is looked up to for guidance and direction. Sometimes they are a role model that displays the values, morals, and ethics needed to live and work an honorable lifestyle. There are good and bad leaders out there. The exemplary ones are examples of what you should be doing with your life and should be emulated. The negative ones are shining examples of what not to do. The problem is that because of their position they still need to be followed but not looked up to as a mentor. How do you know if you are a leader?
Open Document