You recently attended a management workshop entitled, "Gender and Leadership," during which the workshop leader related the following statement:
"We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership" Bill Clinton.
Respond to this statement by answering the following questions:
Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?
Do you think there are gender-specific leadership or management traits?
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Yes, I agree with this statement. It is because there are certain business or management areas where women have proven to be more successful and capable in leadership and management related tasks. In today's dynamic environment where women are marching side by side with men in all aspects and women taking up challenging positions in all fields, it has become necessary for corporations and business world to approve of this gender of leadership or management.
In today'world, it is more appropriate to say that leadership traits and management traits are gender related and not gender specific. Traditionally, Men are considered to be aggressive, Competitive and Action oriented where as Women are considered to be more compassionate, emotional and ...
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