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.
Leanne Dzubinski & Amy Diehl
Journal of Leadership Studies
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.
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.
Amy Diehl & Leanne Dzubinski
Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership
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.
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.
Women and Leadership in Higher Education
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.