Research Explores Tactics Women Leaders Employ to Overcome Gender Stereotypes, Toll Such Actions Take

June 20, 2022


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5-15 mins
Multiethnic Business Team In Meeting At Modern Board Room
Presented by Michigan News

Morela Hernandez, a professor at the U-M Ford School of Public Policy, discusses the many disadvantages female leaders face in the workplace, looking at gendered societal expectations, specifically the “double bind.” Exploring six participation tactics used to manage stereotypes in male-dominated contexts, Hernandez notes the selectiveness in which women use these tactics, depending on their goals.


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