Women and Nonverbal Leadership Cues: When Seeing Is Not Believing

  • Natalie Porter
  • Florence Geis
Part of the Springer Series in Social Psychology book series (SSSOC)

Abstract

Research on gender and nonverbal behavior has often focused on sex differences in using nonverbal cues. A conclusion one might draw is that if women would simply adopt the culturally recognized male patterns, they would reap the same rewards. But would they? In this chapter we look at men and women presenting the same nonverbal authority signal, and examine its power to confer leadership status on the two sexes equally.

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