New GIBS research article: The influence of female agentic and communal leadership on work engagement: vigour, dedication and absorption. by Robyn Dunlop & Caren Scheepers

The purpose of this study is investigating the influence of leadership on work engagement.
The definition of leadership is primarily couched in culturally masculine terms and known as an
agentic leadership style that disfavours women, who are often perceived as being communal leaders
who are compassionate and humble. The research gap addressed is whether communal and agentic
leadership styles of female leaders have positive associations with work engagement. Click here to read full article