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Men and Women Are Different

Part of 'Take Away Training' series

Media Type - DVD
Author - Eve Ash

Despite significant changes, gender conflict remains a workplace issue. Learn what both genders can do to work together.

 

Training Points:

 

The two main causes of the differences are:

  • Genetic/hormonal factors - "hard-wiring" of the brain
  • Environmental/social factors - the way we are treated
  • <>In the workplace, communication style differences are a key aspect

       
Differences in body language

  • Eye contact - females maintain it for longer than males
  • Space - women approach more closely
  • Facial expressions/gestures - women more skilled at sending and interpreting them

       
Differences in participation

  • Who talks the most? In mixed gender groups men spend more time talking than women; people who talk more are perceived as dominant
  • <>Who interrupts? Men interrupt women more often than women interrupt men; women are more likely than men to allow an interruption to be successful; people who are interrupted are seen as less powerful

 
The impact of gender differences

  • Women have less opportunity to contribute ideas
  • Women perceived as weaker, less competent

 
Differences in making requests
Use of tag questions vs. clear statements - "It's cold in here, isn't it?"
 
Some changes for women

  • Discourage interruptions
  • Participate more
  • Make more direct statements

 
Some changes for men

  • Listen more
  • Ask questions
  • Self-disclose more - feelings, mistakes

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  • Length - 14 minutes
  • Pricing
    Price - INR 5,950
    Intl. Price - A$ 240.00
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