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Women Leaders

1. Trace the history of women in international leadership positions during the last three decades and discussed the environments the women were successful in (feminine countries versus masculine countries).

2. Analyze and justify the situation regarding women leaders 10 years down the line and gave reasons for your choice.

3. Analyze and justify some of the possible social and cultural problems caused by not concentrating on women leaders in international leadership.

4. Examine and justify why there are few women in top management positions within organizations.

5. Analyze at least three methods to increase the number of women leaders in international leadership.

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1. Trace the history of women in international leadership positions during the last three decades and discussed the environments the women were successful in (feminine countries versus masculine countries).

In reality, the United States is still a very masculine country. No top women executives where found during research for Fortune 100 companies in 1980. Women have made great strides in climbing the corporate ladder. "There are so few female CEOs of major corporations." (Anzuoni 2009)
For Fortune 500 companies, only 13 top leaders are women. That means that 487 of those companies are run by men. Diversity is playing a greater role than ever before and that is pushing women to the side once more. "Over the years, most of those initiatives have disappeared, says Colleen O'Neill, an Atlanta-based senior partner at the consulting firm Mercer. "As companies have adopted a broader diversity agenda, the spotlight on accelerating the development of women has lost steam." (Pyrliss 2010)

Latin America is very masculine when it comes to family and business. "Only a dismal 1.8 percent of Latin American companies are run by women, according to aLatin Business Chronicle analysis of the Latin 500 ranking of the region's largest companies. Only nine of them had female CEOs." (Bamrud and Calderon 2012) While America has is more liberal and free than many of today's Latin American countries, women still represent well below 5 percent of all corporate leadership.

2. Analyzed and justified the situation regarding women leaders 10 years down the line and gave reasons for your choice.
The next set of women leaders will come from small business. It becomes apparent that 100 years after women have received the vote and 40 years after women were ...

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1. Trace the history of women in international leadership positions during the last three decades and discussed the environments the women were successful in (feminine countries versus masculine countries).

2. Analyze and justify the situation regarding women leaders 10 years down the line and gave reasons for your choice.

3. Analyze and justify some of the possible social and cultural problems caused by not concentrating on women leaders in international leadership.

4. Examine and justify why there are few women in top management positions within organizations.

5. Analyze at least three methods to increase the number of women leaders in international leadership.

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