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Learn About Leadership Styles: The Feminine Style of Management

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 9, 2021 • 2 min read

Leadership culture is both a private and public act, scrutinized at not just a professional level, but a social one — and as a result, some industries have begun to embrace a holistic new paradigm.

Truly effective leadership goes far beyond deft problem-solving or profit margins: the management styles of the world’s better leaders make them role models for their team members. By acknowledging the inherent strengths and weaknesses of human beings, especially in the workplace, managers can develop more nuanced and effective leadership qualities.

As society’s understanding of both gender roles and gender fluidity continues to grow, so too does the understanding of what has been termed “feminine” and “masculine” styles of leadership and management.