Think Manager – Think (Fe)Male: A South African Perspective

By Lize Annie Eliza Booysen and Stella Nkomo.

Published by The Social Sciences Collection

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This study investigates sex role stereotypes in management. The results show that males perceive men to resemble the behaviour of middle managers, while females perceive that women do.

Keywords: Sex Role Stereotypes, Gender Roles, Management Stereotypes, Women Managers, Schein Descriptive Index

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.23-34. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.814MB).

Dr. Lize Annie Eliza Booysen

Lize is a professor of Organisational Behaviour and Leadership at University of South Africa's Graduate School of Business Leadership. She is included as one of 50 role models for South African women and as leadership expert in the book Inspirational Women @ Work, (2003). Lize holds an MA in Clinical Psychology cum laude (Rand Afrikaans University), an MA in Research Psychology cum laude, and an MA in Criminology cum laude (University of Pretoria). Her Doctorate in Business Leadership at UNISA is a pioneering study on The influences of race and gender on leadership attributes of South African managers.

Prof. Stella Nkomo

A former Scholar-in-Residence at the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College of Harvard University, her nationally recognized work on race and gender in organizations and managing diversity appears in numerous journals, edited volumes, and magazines. She is listed in Who’s Who in the Managerial Sciences. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MBA from the University of Rhode Island and a BS from Bryant College.


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