Presentation

Challenging Gendered Power Structures in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Business

Dolly Kikon

Published : 2021

Abstract

One of the biggest shifts in existing power hierarchies can be brought about by bringing more women to the fore. There is a need to address the under representation of women in the higher echelons of power so as to make them the key decision makers, subsequently creating more women role models. Masculine style of decision making that focuses on competitiveness, assertion and authority is considered the single ideal. This panel will discuss the need for creating women leaders and involving their expertise and leadership qualities to bring about sustainable and socially favourable outcomes. Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Businesses by definition are striving for the greater good, whic..

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University of Melbourne Researchers