Volume 10, 1999
Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting
Joel D. Nicholson, Jennifer Kline, Yim-Yu Wong, Roblyn Simeon
Contrasts in U.S. and Asian Gender Role Differentiation in the Workplace
Dorfman and Howell’s (1988) reformulation of Hofstede’s (1980) masculinity/feminimty scale was used to contrast gender-role typing attitudes among Japanese, Chinese, and U.S. respondents. The data indicated a relatively higher degree of gender-role typing among the Chinese, less so for the Japanese, and the least among the U.S. sample. Notably, women were found to be less willing to accept work roles based on gender than were men in each country.