Balancing family life has also presented a great challenge or otherwise what might be termed as an obstacle for women to attain leadership positions and roles (Martson, 2013).
There have always been debates on how to improve the situations of women not only in Britain, but also in other regions across the world as it has been noted that women are underrepresented when it comes to leadership positions across the world.
Regardless of the fact that some organizations aim and seek to recruit women leaders, there are no structures and systems put in position to ensure that objectives and intentions are transformed into reality.
In most Asian and African cultures, the rites of passage and rituals regarding the male child foster them for leadership roles and positions, whether at national or local levels of governance, in politics, business, or public administration.
To perform the research authors distinguish JS and its degree, burnout and its degree in the relationship to the type of leadership used by management....
From its infancy, the study of history has been the study of leaders- what they did and why they did it.” (Bass,1990) “..the transformational leader articulates the vision in a clear and appealing manner, explains how to attain the vision, acts confidently and optimistically, expresses confidence in the followers, emphasizes values with symbolic actions, leads by example, and empowers followers to achieve the vision (Yukl, 2002) Yukl, G....
For females who seek positions and roles of leadership, there are some variables that result to this condition such as domestic violence, balancing work and family, and discrimination (Moola, 2009).
Transformational leaders also focus on “transforming” others to help each other, to look out for each other, to be encouraging and harmonious, and to look out for the organization as a whole.” (Bass, 2006) This training is being conducted in response to globalization and the effect it is having on unions....
Transformational leadership enhances motivation, morale, and performance as well as stimulates and inspires followers to achieve extraordinary outcomes and in the process develop their own leadership capacity.
Besides concerns of family responsibility which makes it hard for females to advance, cultural beliefs on the positions and roles of men and women restrain the advancement of women to top leadership just as much as it does in politics.
This ensures that they devote all their energy towards their jobs and positions.
The results are extremely indicative of the social price of leadership for females and the gender positioning conditions explained can apply to African and Asian women (Dei, 2009).
Flaschner & Mickey Shachar are focused on the hospitality industry, to be precise, on the relationship between type of leadership, JS and burnout for customer-contact service employees (CCSEs) in hotels and restaurants.
In general, cultural attitudes are harsh to the involvement of women in politics (De la Rey, 2005).
A few women were capable of transcending cultural obstacles and get to leadership positions either in politics or other leadership.
In this perspective, using the men’s leadership methods becomes not only the simplest way for women to be hired for any position or role of leadership, but it is also the most successful method of attracting recognition and promotion (Cole, 2006).
Barriers to women in leadership
A number of variables or factors are responsible for limiting the potential of women who rise up to leadership positions.
If a solid foundation of leadership is not applied the objectives, goals, customer service, quality, and, productivity will be lost and result in inadequacy for the corporation....
In order to strive, define and achieve goals leadership inspires a sense of purpose and passion to the effort that the association undertakes (Russell Consulting, Inc., 2011).