OJL  Vol.1 No.1 , March 2012
Gender Differences and Leadership Styles in a Non Secular Setting
Abstract: Women are increasingly taking on the role of religious leaders despite some institutional barriers. Do ef- fective female clergy lead differently than effective male clergy? The focus of this study was to examine gender differences in the context of non secular leadership. The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) styles and NEO-Five Factor Inventory (FFI) was used to measure leadership and personal charac- teristics of female and male pastors. Limited findings indicate that female pastors were higher in Open- ness and Charisma than male pastors.
Cite this paper: Carter, J. (2012). Gender Differences and Leadership Styles in a Non Secular Setting. Open Journal of Leadership, 1, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ojl.2012.11001.

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