Comparative Study

| Published: April 29, 2017

The Fear of Success as a Function of Femininity among Female Managers in India

Minchekar Vikas S

Asso. Prof. Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College, Sangli. MS, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.025/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.025


The present research aimed at to predict the fear of success on the basis of femininity, masculinity, and androgyny.  The fifty female managers were recruited in the study from Five Star category Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation, Kagal city of Maharashtra province. It was hypothesized that the fear of success would be significantly predicted through femininity, masculinity, and androgyny. To examine this hypotheses the fear of success scale (FOSS) by Dr. Vikas Minchekar and Bem Sex Role Inventory was administered to the managers. The obtained data was analyzed by PPMC and stepwise regression analysis. The results reveal that the femininity and masculinity are strong predictors of fear of success of female managers.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017