Why aren’t there more women in high places? The Economist is asking if women derail their own careers. (You can vote in the survey.) Right now, the poll is running at 64 percent who say “yes” and 36 percent saying “no.”
The impetus for the poll is the new Sheryl Sandberg book that claims that women need to do more for their own careers by, among other things, applying for jobs they are unqualified for, as men do. I’m not disagreeing that men and women operate differently in the workplace. As a general rule, we’re different. But does this difference as it expresses itself in the workplace a problem?
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