Gender Difference in Leadership: An Empirical Study of Select BanksAuthor : Asima Mushtaq and Nair Ul Nisa
Volume 8 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 34-39
The paper seeks to examine the difference in leadership styles between male and female managers. Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire was used as a means of evaluation of the leadership styles. The leadership styles chosen for the study include transformational leadership style, transactional leadership style and autocratic leadership. Three banks viz J&K Bank, SBI and HDFC of Kashmir division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir were selected for the study. The study found that male and female managers varied significantly in exhibiting transformational leadership style. In case of transactional and autocratic leadership styles, no significant difference was found between male and female managers.
Transactional Leadership, Employment Sector, Gender Difference
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