Do Women make Good Managers?

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Mark said:   8 years ago
Hello friends,

Yes I agree with the fact that women make good managers. But It would be inappropriate to discriminate talent on the basis of gender. Any one who posses the qualities like creativity, knowledge, commitment, versatility, discipline etc can become a good managers. But talking about the topic of our discussion I think women are way better than men in managing more than one stuff at a time.

You know back in ancient days men would go into the forest for hunt and the women used to do all the stuffs like taking care of kids, agriculture work, household chores etc. So It shows that women are better at managing things from those days.

Talking about the present scenario, Indra Nooyi, CEO of pepsico, Arundhati Bhattacharya, first women to be the chairperson of State Bank Of India, Chanda Kochhar, CEO of ICICI bank, Pratibhatai Patil, first women president of Independent India, Meira Kumar, first women speaker of Lok sabha. I think these are the best example to prove that women make good managers.

Thank you.

Rekha meena said:   5 years ago
I think yes, women are good managers than men. Because from childhood they are given various responsibilities. Then married women who are working nowadays takes care of the family as well as their career. So, I think when it comes to multitasking they can handle things very well. Also, women have patience, courage, calm mind and positive attitude and with this can handle their work flawlessly. Women are a certainly better observer than males so I think it will be great for the employees working there.

But I would like to add that any position is it managers does not depend on gender. We are discussing this topic because of the men and women are treated in a society which is certainly not unbiased. Men are told to be harsh and demanding and women are said to be kind and flexible or adaptable according to the environment. But I think the time is changing and now both girl and boy child are being treated equally. And I hope there will be a time when we won't be discussing this topic anymore.

AAKASH ROY said:   8 years ago
Good evening friends.

Yes I do believe that women can make up a good manager but it is totally inappropriate to make such gender distinctions. A person having good knowledge, creativity, ability to manage people and also can evolve them altogether to achieve a prominent goal for the organization then he/she can be a good manager. In this context yes I truly believe that women can be a good managers because this is proved day and day out by the women we are surrounded with, it can be our mother, grandmother anyone.

WOMEN do possess this multitasking attitude in them from the ancient times. We are surrounded by some famous examples of leading ladies like Arundhati Bhattacharya the first chairperson of the STATE BANK OF INDIA, Chanda Kochhar the CEO of ICICI bank, Meira Kumar the first women speaker of Lok Sabha and the last but not the least Pratibhatai Patil the first women president of the independant INDIA. So I feel if a WOMEN CAN MANAGE A COUNTRY THAN WHY NOT A COMPANY AND BUSINESS?

Ayush Umang said:   12 months ago
Yes, maybe or may be not.

I believe gender is irrelevant to management and the ability to manage. Both genders have equal capabilities to learn and grow as a manager. We have a lot of women in the top management of various top companies. Counter to this is the argument that still 4% of the Fortune 500 companies have women CEOs, but in my belief that accounts to our history of bad gender diversity incorporates which has been improving gradually nowadays. However, though men & women have equal abilities to learn as managers, their performance might depend upon the work environment they are placed in, what they manage, etc. Like women placed in a drilling rig might not manage workers as good as their male counterparts. Similarly, men as sales managers wherever client dealing and convincing is involved, might not perform as good as women. Thus in my opinion men and women can both be good managers but their performance may depend in certain situations upon certain specific job profiles.

Uttara deb said:   6 years ago
Many a time we hear that women make good managers. It is to some extent true cause women have designed themselves to manage everything at the same time. From the very past women used to do all the household works without the family's support then they started education against all the social odds. Still, they managed their lives in both education as well as household activities. Then they entered the workforce to offer a hand in the family finances but that didnot free them from houseworks. Today, also we see many women who manage children & husband before leaving home for office then manages office life efficiently and after a day's heat they again take the charge of household affairs. So being a good manager is intrinsic in women but then also we cannot neglect the part of management studies which further improve one's efficiency. So if women can learn the theoretical part then she is well equipped to handle the practical part in life. So for me yes women do make good managers.

Umesh khadela said:   9 years ago
Hello everyone,

I am Umesh, Umesh khadela from NIPER, Mohali.

First of I am totally agree with the given topic that women can be good managers, because from the starting of their life they used to manage so many things like they have to do house work with educational life. With job they have to handle her parent family and after marriage also they have to handle two family and all work.

So managerial skills are inherently available in the women, but those who shows it to the outer world they can be good managers.

Also mentality of indians are now changing, they are giving equal importance to women in decision making process. And that's why more women managers are coming into pictures.

i.e. Kiran mazumdar.
Neeta ambani.
Ekta kapoor.
Swati Piramal.
And so many.

In the end, I will conclude that women possess the capacity to be a good manager but thing is they should get chance to show their capabilities.

Ankika said:   6 years ago
This topic is very much appealing to me. In my opinion, women are actually better managers than men. This is because women are the most manageable ones. As we can see, in today's scenario, women are doing their household chores at home and are also stepping outside of their houses to work in offices to share their earnings with their family members and earn their livelihood.

They are capable of doing their work at home as well as in their offices. And we can see that girls are being the topper now instead of boys. Being a manager, a manager needs to be strong, manageable, intelligent and the one who can control and encourage his or her subordinates with patience. And women have all these capabilities in them.

For example, Sikha sharma of axis bank, chanda kochar of icici bank etc are actually the better managers which are making their companies or banks at the top level.

Apeksha said:   4 years ago
Hello everyone. !

In my opinion, it is an ability of the human being that how she/he deals which the situation either he is having a positive attitude, make a productive decision or not. It does not depend upon gender. It's not a God gifted thing is a skill which human being developed by its own.

We know that women are more sophisticated, clam and a good decision maker but that doesn't mean we can judge them for the same.

Let's take an example of our honours PM Mr. Nerander Modi and our former PM Mrs. Pratibha Patil. They both have the same destination and have those skills that made them such great people they are. We can't judge this on the bases of gender.

It's not a gender issue it's just the capability of an individual how to perform in different situations. No one is more or less than anyone. It's just a matter of capability.

Thank you.

Krishna lakhotia said:   4 years ago
In my opinion, now women are getting an opportunity because of education and their callibear also consist of skill and potential to handle the grievances in an prudent way. The woman nowadays considered equal in the male the dominance society. Woman also motivates, organises with the tremendous communication skills can allure anyone by using grandiloquent words. The women can the best managers because they did all the things in a correct order whether it is home, business or management they are multidisciplinary. Women are considered to be mentors whether it is Edison Mother or Peshwa Bajirao mother these have great impact on their child as Edison invented bulb and Bajirao won many battles. No doubt man roars but godless Durga can control that roar.

At last, I want to concluded that women have both the powers that is maker and breaker.

Saint said:   8 years ago
All I'm asking is that if women's are so talented, then why are they so outnumbered in that aspect, i.e. only 2% as CEO's and CMD's, and 20% in top managerial position, please someone enlighten me, and don't say its because of male dominance, because its the law of nature that the fittest dominate, so all you will be saying is that men are better.

And if you are about to say that its because they didn't get a chance, well I have got news for you, you never will, chances never come to you, you have to go to them. And when you say of names like Indira Gandhi, Indira Nooyi, Chanda Kochar, Pratibhatai Patil, Meira Kumar, Arundhati Bhattacharya, you can even compare those name with what I have to say, name that even you will agree with I'm not saying that women are bad managers, all I'm saying is that men make a better one.

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