Published October 26, 2018
An article in Salon discuss research by School of Management PhD student Katie Badura and Emily Grijalva, assistant professor of organization and human resources, showing that men are more likely than women to chosen or rated as leaders, in part because they tend to have more assertive personalities. Considering the gender gap at the top of organizational charts, “that's a ton of human capital that organizations are ignoring,” says Badura, who notes that companies should train employees to change their perspectives and rely less on stereotypes.
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