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    Gender and Leadership

    You recently attended a management workshop entitled, "Gender and Leadership," during which the workshop leader related the following statement originally expressed by Bill Clinton: "We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership" ("Clinton pledges fidelity," 1992, p. A2).

    Respond to this statement by answering the following questions:

    â?¢Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?
    â?¢Do you think there are gender-specific leadership or management traits?
    Objective: The Objective of the Unit 4 DB Assignment will involve the following the Course Outcomes and Grading Criteria with their respective percentages for the Grading Rubric:

    1.Analyze the various leader, follower, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership. (25%)
    2.Discuss and explain when and why participation should be used to improve leadership effectiveness. (20%)
    3.Explain the role of individual differences and traits in leadership. (20%)
    4.Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations. (15%)
    5.The remaining 20% of the grading will be based on your in-depth interactions with your colleagues.

    Clinton pledges fidelity to 'New gender of leadership' at women's caucus. (1992, July 15). The Salt Lake City Tribune, p. A2. Retrieved February 9, 2008 from the Factiva database.

    Objective: â?¢Explain the role of individual differences and traits in leadership.
    â?¢Analyze the various leader, follower, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership.
    â?¢Discuss and explain when and why participation should be used to improve leadership effectiveness.
    â?¢Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations.

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    // In the following Research Paper, the importance of women leaders is being discussed under the ideas of Bill Clinton who believes that there is a need to give emphasis on women leadership. The reasons that women could not show their potential in the past are also mentioned. A brief list of world famous women leaders who have showed that they can lead the world with their potential has also been included. //

    Introduction

    Leadership is an interpersonal process through which the leader influences his followers to follow him, with out any pressure, to accomplish the desired tasks. So far, there is a male dominance in every field while the roles of females are restricted to the household activities. It used to be believed that leadership is based on the tasks that are to be performed and since the males are physically stronger than females they could be a good leader. But today the females have understood the importance of education and getting well versed in every field.

    Women are learning every thing and are capable of doing that every task that used to be a part of the male dominance. Although women are well educated ...

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