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"Direction and handling are characteristically gendered in many respects" (Broadbridge and Hearn 2008) In light of the aforementioned statement consider the roles of men and women at work. This informative article will aim to understand whether or not management is characteristically gendered and if it is, then to determine what the reason behind this segregation or demoralisation (if any) would be. Certain things such as biological, social and structural components will be analysed Since the beginning of mankind there has ever been an inherent dispute concerning the disparity between men and women; girls being the individuals who more often than not appear to be compromised in their skills to become equivalent to their male counterparts. By an ethnographic perspective and looking at how the mass media portray that the ironically termed 'fairer' sex it appears that women have always been viewed under a colder, more subordinate light. They seem to always be assigned the 'passenger seat' (Eagly and Carli, 2007 pg 18) asserting that women were (and maybe still are) treated as a passenger in the automobile as opposed to driving, directing and essentially controlling and leading the journey. The Suffragette movement headed by Emmeline Pankhurst at 1918 led women to be successful in gaining the right to vote whereas males were only permitted to vote prior to the thriving movement. To this very day women are still paid on average less than men (Independent.co.uk). The major question would be why? Why are girls in the office vertically and horizontally segregated? Why are women paid less on average even if it is in direct comparison to the identical job role? To develop a just and honest conclusion it would be essential to check at the biological or natural differences between both sexes f.. .