'Masculine' Women Who Know When to Be 'Feminine' at Work Get More Promotions

Women who exhibit "masculine" traits at work can be hurt by what researchers for years have called "the backlash effect." Research has shown women who have stereotypically masculine characteristics, like dominance and self-confidence, are sometimes sanctioned for behaving in ways that are incongruent with the feminine stereotype of supportiveness and submissiveness. But according to a recent study, women who self-monitor their so-called masculine behavior use it to their advantage and get more...Full Story
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