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Why Women Get Criticized for Being Candid at Work

Original story at The Atlantic• 27 mentions • 2 months ago

This article is a response to Olga Khazan’s Atlantic article “Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?” Olga Khazan’s recent article “Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?” examines women’s workplace relationships and includes several firsthand accounts from female professionals of being undermined or verbally assaulted by female superiors. As researchers who have studied these dynamics, we couldn’t help but notice that, save for one example of a young employee at a consulting firm who found herself begrudging a colleague her six-week maternity leave, all of Khazan’s interview subjects told their stories from the perspective of a junior ...