Too happy? Ladies, you may be harming your career by looking cheerful! Women who give a cheerful impression are judged to be less willing to undertake leadership roles than men who display similar emotions, a new study has found. This was reported by PTI.
Economic researchers at Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) in Germany found that cheerful women are not associated with leadership qualities - but proud ones are.
“To increase their share of leadership positions, women are expected to tick a range of boxes - usually demonstrating improved negotiation skills, networking strengths and the ability to develop a strategic career ladder. But even these skills are not enough,” said Professor Isabell Welpe of TUM's Chair for Strategy and Organisation.
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