Date of Award
Master of Business Administration
College of Business and Public Administration
Coates, Breena, and Stull, Michael
The purpose of this study is to add to the existing body of research on harmful leadership with a specific focus on the construct of toxic leadership. If toxic leader behavior is indeed sex-typed as masculine, as is leader behavior in general, there is a potential that women may also be devalued more harshly than men when behaving in a toxic manner. Although the behaviors and characteristics of toxic leaders are not desirable for either sex, if they are more attributable to one sex over the other, there is a potential that the other sex may be treated differently for exhibiting the same behavior.
Vega-Cartwright, Lacee Marie, "The relationship between attitudes toward women as managers and sex-typing of toxic leader behaviors" (2012). Theses Digitization Project. 4154.