Publications

NEW! Women’s ways of leading: The environmental effect

Leanne Dzubinski, Amy Diehl & Michelle Taylorlargecover
Gender in Management: An International Journal
Feb 2019

The pressure on women to conform to an organization’s executive leadership culture can be enormous. This conceptual paper presents a four-quadrant model which describes ways in which executive-level women are constrained to self-monitor based on context.

The problem of gender essentialism and its implications for women in leadershipJournal of Leadership Studies

Leanne Dzubinski & Amy Diehl
Journal of Leadership Studies
June 2018

How does gender essentialism, or the belief that gender differences are tied to biology, affect research on women in leadership? Analyzes research and includes implications for leadership practice.

Making the invisible visible: A cross-sector analysis of gender-based leadership barriers

Amy Diehl & Leanne DzubinskiHuman Resources Development Quarterly
Human Resources Development Quarterly
Summer 2016

Seminal work on gender barriers faced by women in leadership. Based on face-to-face interviews with women leaders in higher education and faith-based organizations.

An overview of gender-based leadership barriers

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Madsen

Amy Diehl & Leanne Dzubinski
Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership
2017

Overview of gender barriers faced by women in leadership. Contains more stories from face-to-face interviews with women leaders in higher education and faith-based organizations.

Making meaning of barriers and adversity: Experiences of women leaders in higher education

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Advancing Women in Leadership
2014

Answers the question “how do women leaders in higher education make meaning of adversity?” Based on face-to-face interviews with 26 women presidents, provosts and vice-presidents in higher education.

Approaches of women in higher education leadership: Navigating adversity, barriers and obstacles

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Longman & Madsen

Amy Diehl
Women and Leadership in Higher Education
2014

What strategies do women leaders use to navigate adversity? Explores factors which enabled women leaders in higher education to get through difficult situations in their personal and professional lives.