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Language Barriers to Gender Equity in Senior Executive Leadership

Author(s): Susan R. Stryker

Citation: Susan R. Stryker, (2018)"Language Barriers to Gender Equity in Senior Executive Leadership," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 19, Iss. 1, pp. 111-120

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


​The impact of cultural forces such as language is powerful in understanding the culture of an
organization as language operates outside of an individual’s general awareness. Understanding how
language is used by executive leaders can lend a significant insight into language usage that may
promote member integration into the executive culture. This study has conducted a comparative
quantitative analysis of the language of women and men executives who have succeeded in the roles as