Advancing Women in Leadership

The first on-line professional, refereed journal for women in leadership. It publishes manuscripts that report, synthesize, review, or analyze scholarly inquiry that focuses on women's issues.

Articles from Vol. 21, Summer

An Indigenous Perspective on Women Leadership: An Example for Higher Education
An Indigenous Perspective on Women Leadership: An Example for Higher EducationFielding Graduate University, founded in 1974, offers distributed graduate education and research programs in three social science areas: psychology, human and organizational...
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Coming Full Circle: Mid-Career Women Leaving Administration and Returning to Faculty
"Leaving administration is part of the career cycle. However, if universities listened to those women who left their administration, they would have a better understanding of the problems facing their future and current female leaders and how to handle...
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Factors Influencing Career Choice for Women in Science, Mathematics, and Technology: The Importance of a Transforming Experience
AbstractOrganizations in the business sector, as well as government and academia, continue to demand intelligent professionals trained in science, mathematics, and technology. This paper explores factors that may influence women's initial choices to...
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Gendered Emotion Management and Perceptions of Affective Culture in a Military Nonprofit Organization
AbstractThis paper explores the emotion work conducted by men and women in a nonprofit organization and their perceptions of the feeling rules in the organization. The study found that qualitative differences showing that women performed more emotion...
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Pay and Rank of Female Engineers in Government Service: A Crack in the Glass Ceiling
AbstractIn 1991, the United States government began efforts to address the "glass ceiling" and its effects on the federal workforce. This article explores the nature of the glass ceiling, particularly progress made since 1991 on the pay status and hierarchical...
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Race, Gender, and Leadership
Race, Gender, and Leadership by Parker, Patricia S. (2005). A Review by Janie Kelly, Marymount Manhattan College. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005. ISBN: 1-4106-1125-6, 212 pp. $24.95 (hbk).The preface to Race, Gender, and Leadership boldly...
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The Paradox and the Price: A Case Study of Female Academic Managers in an Australian Regional University
AbstractThis case study presents empirical data regarding the experiences of female academic managers in an Australian regional university. In Australia regional universities are situated in rural towns or cities outside the seven state capital cities...
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Tracing Young Women's Career Aspirations from Junior High School into College
We have heard the claim that the United States needs more scientists, mathematicians, and engineers to compete in world markets (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983; National Science Board (NSB), 1993, 1998, 2004; National Science Foundation...
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Welcome Ground for Women Faculty in Academe: An International Perspective
Welcome Ground for Women Faculty in Academe:An International PerspectiveWith the continued documentation of a persistent hostile or chilly climate for women in academe (Blum, 1991; Cooper, 2002; Curtis, 2005; Glazer-Raymo, 1999), questions arise about...
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What Does Emotional Intelligence and Gender Have to Do with Leadership Effectiveness ....or Does It?
AbstractThe purpose of this descriptive study was to examine the relationship between the emotional intelligence and gender of the principal, and teacher's perceptions of the principal's leadership effectiveness. The researcher administered the Emotional...
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Women College Presidents: Interviews about Journeys and Adaptations
While the progress of women into higher education presidencies is dramatic, it is also, in the words of one experienced woman president, "not exactly a lot!" In the 15 years from 1986 to 2001, the American Council on Education (ACE) reports that the...
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Women in Higher Education since 1970: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
Senior women looking back over their careers noted the increased presence of women, changes in policies or behavior, and/or improvements in beliefs or attitudes. However, almost half also noted family problems that remain for women, and about two-thirds...
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Women in Hospital Chief Executive Officer Positions: Fact or Fiction
AbstractAre women represented in hospital CEO positions? Twenty-three hospitals in three counties were surveyed to answer this question. Surveys were done to determine the number and percentage of women in hospital CEO positions. Also identified were...
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Women, Organizational Development, and the New Science of Happiness
Women, Organizational Development, and the New Science of HappinessDo people need a lot of money or wealth to be happy? Some social scientists say no. Once people get beyond having their basic needs met, making more money does little to raise the sense...
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