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Why Women Prefer Male Bosses

Jan 09, 2018 | 14 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Studies show that when women have a preference, they would choose to have a male boss instead of a female boss. Participants in one study described their female bosses as “emotional,” “catty,” or “bitchy.” Where does this aversion to female bosses come from? And why do some women seem to undercut each other at work?

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Authors: Olga Khazan, Alice Roth

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