Gender stereotypes in organizations


Jiří Čeněk
Masaryk University in Brno, Žerotínovo náměstí 9, 60177 Brno,

Czech Republik



 This study is focused on stereotypes of women as managers. The literature review summariz-es the most common areas of gender stereotypes. In the empirical part we conducted research on a sample of 111 respondents (students). Research data was obtained by administration of translat-ed and adapted questionnaire Women as Managers Scale (L. Peters et al.). Psychometric analysis of the questionnaire was conducted and its factor structure verifi ed. The goal of this study was to create and pilot Czech adaptation of the questionnaire as an instrument for diagnostics of gender stereotypes in different types of organizations (schools, corporate and public sector).


Key words:

 gender stereotypes, glass ceiling, discrimination


  DOI: 10.15503/jecs20131-30-37


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