Con­se­quence: Leaders With “Fem­i­nine” Qual­i­ties Are More Valuable

“The aim is to behave like a good coach, and channel your charisma to moti­vate others to be hard­working and cre­ative. The model is not explic­itly defined as fem­i­nine, but it echoes lit­er­a­ture about male-​​female dif­fer­ences. A pro­gram at Columbia Busi­ness School, for example, teaches sen­si­tive lead­er­ship and social intel­li­gence, including better reading of facial expres­sions and body lan­guage. ‘We never explic­itly say, “Develop your fem­i­nine side,” but it’s clear that’s what we’re advo­cating,’ says Jamie Ladge, a busi­ness pro­fessor at North­eastern University.”

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