Gender Roles

Daily Mail: Powerful businesswomen block the rise of other women in the company due to sexism in the workplace, a new study shows. Psychologists have studied so-called ‘queen bee’ behaviour where top women distance themselves from other women and refuse to help them rise through the ranks. They concluded that More

Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: She’s mean, she’s off-putting, she’s distant toward her female coworkers—and she’s the boss.  Dutch researchers at Leiden University said that negative traits in a female boss may actually reflect how she copes with being a woman in power in a sexist environment. As women assume leadership positions More