More Women at the Top?

Given our preoccupation to have more women at the top of organizations, it’s curious to realize how gender archetypes underlie the shift from transactional to transformational leadership.

The “Achiever”, the final stage of conventional leadership is a highly masculine archetype – the warrior, the hunter, the breadwinner, creating transactional relationships to achieve the results and receive accolades from customers. Recent research shows that over 50% of Executives are anchored at this action logic albeit this is a niche executive...