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From: The Epoch Times

Do Sexist Workplaces Foster ‘Queen Bee’ Behavior?

The Epoch Times:

“Queen bee” behavior in the workplace might be a response to a difficult, sexist environment, according to a study in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science.

Some women in upper management are described as “queen bees” if they are perceived to discriminate against other women, for example, by refusing to help them advance in the ranks.

A team of researchers led by Belle Derksof Leiden University conducted a survey of 63 women holding senior positions in police departments in the Netherlands. Among the first questions the participants were asked was to describe how important their gender identity was in the workplace.

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