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Memorias de investigación
Ponencias en congresos:
LEADERSHIP IN EXECUTIVE WOMEN FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPETENCES: A STUDY IN THE REGION OF MADRID
Año:2011
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías,
  • Ciencias sociales
Datos
Descripción
Today's knowledge society is creating increasingly competitive environments in which cognitive factors, creativity, knowledge and information determine the success of organizations. In this context the exercise of management and leadership is essential to achieve objectives, goals and relationships. Both concepts have been historically associated with the male domain because of the underrepresentation of women in managerial positions. However, the increasing participation of women in the workplace has led to the development of an extensive literature on the possible existence of differences between the styles of male and female leadership, although it has not been addressed from the analysis of competences associated with each sex. Through a participatory process the abilities and skills associated with women managers are analyzed, the differences in leadership styles and the barriers that still exist for the promotion of women into management positions. The results indicate that women particularly value the skills associated with human relationships, the female leadership style tends to be transformational and that there are still barriers to their advancement to management positions.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
XV Congreso Internacional de Ingeniería de Proyectos
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Huesca
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-84-615-7674-6
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
06/07/2011
Fecha fin congreso
08/07/2011
Desde la página
11
Hasta la página
22
Título de las actas
Selected Proceedings from the 15th International Congress on Project Engineering
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
Participantes
  • Autor: Susana Sastre Merino (UPM)
  • Autor: Ignacio de los Rios Carmenado (UPM)
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