Convergence, Divergence, and Crossvergence Related to Women in Leadership: Where Does Korea Fit Globally?

  • Gary N. McLean
Part of the Current Perspectives on Asian Women in Leadership book series (CPAWL)


Chapter 15 provides an overview of some of the convergences (similarities with the rest of the world), divergences (differences from the rest of the world and holding to traditional culture), and crossvergences (consisting of tension between traditional culture and change) of women in leadership in the wide range of Korean contexts and sectors included in the book. In this process, ambiguity is expressed in the yin-yang symbolism contained in the Korean flag, recognizing that no practice or policy falls completely into any of these three theoretical categories.


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  • Gary N. McLean
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  1. 1.McLean Global Consulting, Inc.Saint PaulUSA

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