5 Annotated Bibliography on Gender Differences in Leadership


Week 5 – Assignment 1: Prepare an Annotated Bibliography on Gender Differences in Leadership

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Spotlight on Skills: Information Literacy: Finding What You Need in the Library

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Spotlight on Skills: Building an Annotated Bibliography

In this assignment, you will prepare an annotated bibliography of resources that you have gathered on various topics throughout the course.

This week’s readings include research has found that in organizations today, women are underrepresented in leadership positions. In this assignment, you will explore research to better understand gender and leadership. For this task, you will do a search of the literature to find articles to explain both the similarities and differences in male and female leaders (e.g., leadership behaviors, styles, habits, characteristics, potential, effectiveness). What barriers do female employees face in gaining leadership roles?  In addition, explore research that could be used for training and self-development purposes to help female supervisors/managers become more effective leaders. You may wish to draw on this research for your Signature Assignment.

Prepare an annotated bibliography of at least five research articles published in peer-reviewed journals in the past seven years. Carefully read the instructions on preparing an Annotated Bibliography in this week’s Skills Builder section.

Length: Five annotations

Your annotated bibliography should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.