Attitude toward Women Managers in Public Sector of Pakistan: Its Impact on their Career Progression and Quality of life. Moderating Role of Masculinity and Feminity

Salman Sarwar


This article examines attitude toward women managers; more specifically, this article tries to identify the impact of attitude and different stereotypes on women’s career progression and quality of life with moderating role of masculinity/femininity. To address the purpose, data was collected from 80 female managers from public sector organizations. Then data was analyzed by using correlation and regression analysis. The analysis indicates that there was significant positive relationship between attitude toward women managers and masculinity/femininity. Second, masculinity/femininity moderates the relationship between ATWM and career progression in such a way that high masculinity/femininity will weaken the relationship. Implications of results and limitations are also discussed in the article.


Women managers, Career progression, Quality of life, Masculinity/ femininity

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