Ideally, decisions made in hiring and promoting would have more to do with ability than degree-of-masculinity. But to me, this is another way of saying people who are smart enough to monitor their interactions with colleagues and who demonstrate communicative awareness are more likely to succeed than average people. No surprise, there.
"Masculine women who are able to turn on and turn off these masculine traits were more likely able to succeed above female counterparts and male counterparts," said Olivia O'Neill, assistant professor of management at George Mason University. The British Psychological Society has just published research by O'Neill and her co-author, Charles O'Reilly, a professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
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