عنوان مقاله [English]
Comparing to men, the short background of women’s presence in rural administration leads to the formation of administrative work in manly space. Therefore, a minority of women in the rank of managers are required to cooperate with a majority of men who are mastering work, and additionally make the work space norms. This research is to study the women experience in dealing with the manly space in rural management. To this end, among qualitative research methods, grounded theory was undertaken. Based on the findings, man-centered pattern of work is created due to a traditional gender-based approach to executive work, society's belief in women inability and perceiving execution as a political work. In this situation, the female managers, having regard to their gender, marital status and their age, have been influenced by gender division according to their individual and administrative capabilities and their feeling of independence. To adopt strategies such as pretending to be male and preserve personal autonomy leading to a man's feelings, the self-esteem and female colleagues, avoidance of women’s demands, acceptance of manhood, sense of alignment and superiority to men.