|TITLE||Comparison of Female versus Male Leadership Characteristics in a Naval
|RESEARCHER||Michael S. Payne
Department of Business and Technology Management
Northcentral University (Arizona)
Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation: December 2005
The purpose of this study was to examine whether there were any differences in the leadership behaviors of males and females.
The study was conducted with the population at the Naval Health Clinic Annapolis. Fifteen female and 15 males leaders were asked to complete the Leadership Practices Inventory (Self) and to give the LPI-Observer to their supervisor and one subordinate.
No significant differences were found on any of the five leadership practices between male and female leaders.