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Women in Management Research: Theoretical Perspectives


  • Cansu Akpinar-Sposito

    () (Centre de Recherche Magellan - Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE) - Lyon)


Abstract: The purpose of this literature review is to analyze the different theoretical approaches in female leadership in the global arena. The literature review comprises peer-reviewed journal articles, white papers, conference proceedings and institutional reports by multilateral organizations on the topic of women in management and career barriers for women. Firstly, we examine the theory of Fagenson, and afterward biological models, socialization models, and structural/cultural models in an organization will be discussed.

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  • Cansu Akpinar-Sposito, 2013. "Women in Management Research: Theoretical Perspectives," Post-Print halshs-00839365, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00839365
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    Women in Management; Gender Organization System; GOS;

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