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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2018, Vol. 13(3) 74-88

Determining the Difficulties Female Managers Experience in Higher Education and the Factors Supporting Them

Nazife Karadağ

pp. 74 - 88   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2018.150.4   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1803-31-0002.R1

Published online: September 29, 2018  |   Number of Views: 139  |  Number of Download: 613


Abstract

The purpose of the study is to analyse managerial process of women managers in higher education institutions. The study was conducted with qualitative research methods and descriptive case study design was used. The study group of the research consists of 15 instructors determined with criterion sampling techniques within purposive sampling methods. The criteria taken into consideration during the determination of the sampling were the instructors to be woman and they should have the managerial positions in higher education. Data of the study were collected by the interview form prepared by the researcher. The participants were reached via telephone or e-mail. The participants answered the open-ended questions prepared in a semi-structured form. Content analysis technique was used in analysing of the data. While conducting content analysis, codes were initially created in accordance with the data.  In line with the findings, it was observed that management process of female managers were shaped as the factors effective in becoming manager, sources of motivation, the barriers they encountered in their managerial process, the reflection of management process on their private life, the perceptions and attitudes towards female managers and the precautions to be taken for increasing the effectiveness of female managers.The purpose of the study is to analyse managerial process of women managers in higher education institutions. The study was conducted with qualitative research methods and descriptive case study design was used. The study group of the research consists of 15 instructors determined with criterion sampling techniques within purposive sampling methods. The criteria taken into consideration during the determination of the sampling were the instructors to be woman and they should have the managerial positions in higher education. Data of the study were collected by the interview form prepared by the researcher. The participants were reached via telephone or e-mail. The participants answered the open-ended questions prepared in a semi-structured form. Content analysis technique was used in analysing of the data. While conducting content analysis, codes were initially created in accordance with the data.  In line with the findings, it was observed that management process of female managers were shaped as the factors effective in becoming manager, sources of motivation, the barriers they encountered in their managerial process, the reflection of management process on their private life, the perceptions and attitudes towards female managers and the precautions to be taken for increasing the effectiveness of female managers.

Keywords: Leadership, female managers, higher education.


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APA 6th edition
Karadag, N. (2018). Determining the Difficulties Female Managers Experience in Higher Education and the Factors Supporting Them. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 13(3), 74-88. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2018.150.4

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Karadag, N. (2018). Determining the Difficulties Female Managers Experience in Higher Education and the Factors Supporting Them. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 13(3), pp. 74-88.

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Karadag, Nazife (2018). "Determining the Difficulties Female Managers Experience in Higher Education and the Factors Supporting Them". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 13 (3):74-88. doi:10.29329/epasr.2018.150.4.

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