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Struggle For Women Bosses At The Workplace

There is always a question mark over the decision-making capability of women bosses at the workplace

Women are thriving and excelling in their respective fields, but just as we are moving into responsible roles as corporate leaders we see there are a few women leaders at the top role. There are a few areas where women are seen as if they don’t belong to the place.

Here is the list of the challenges that women face at the workplace during their tenure as bosses.

1. Question Mark on the Capability

There is always a question mark over the decision-making capability of women bosses at the workplace. They are often seen as less risk-taking bosses who are not ready to challenge themselves which in reality is absolutely wrong. Women are as much capable as their male colleagues and are even outshining their male counterparts in various fields.

2. Acceptancy Factor

Many a time, women are not accepted as a ‘LEADER OF ALL’ by their male colleagues and sometimes even by their female colleagues. Due to this, the trust issue comes into the picture. This notion could be switched by bringing a positive change at the workplace which is only possible when more women will join the top-level leadership.

3. Not Preferred for Top-level Promotion

Promotion is based on the capability of a person. But somewhere, gender inequality is often seen in the promotion zone for the top position. This opportunity is generally missed by women just because of the various stereotypes created around them regarding their potential.

4. Gender Stereotype

There is a common stereotype among the public eye that a women boss will not do complete justice to the position after getting married or having children which are absurd. And women are proving this wrong at various level of their career by taking the challenges and showing their potential.

5. Wrong Notion That They Are Not Competitive Enough

It is often misunderstood about women bosses that they are not competitive enough to lead the company in today’s challenging environment. Being competitive or not, totally depends on an individual rather than gender.

Time is changing and so is the thinking of people. Let’s hope that society judge women leaders based on their talent and not by their gender. And for sure, that day is not far away.

What do you think?

Written by Swati Mor

Pursuing her doctorate studies, Swati always looks for unexplored potential in different genres and love to pen down her thoughts. She also enjoys reading about gadgets, technologies, historical art and culture.

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