Milenko Martinovich

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How Women Can Get Kudos For Assertiveness at Work

August 26, 2017 Past research suggests that assertiveness and self-promotion can backfire for women at work. But does that hold true when a woman stands up for someone else? A new study may offer women an effective strategy for exhibiting leadership abilities without being penalized. The study finds that when women engage in...

Biased Expectations Can Sink Female Managers

July 29, 2017 Gender bias can influence how supervisors view a manager’s long-term potential, a new study shows. The research examines a phenomenon called managerial derailment, in which a seemingly up-and-coming manager gets fired, demoted, or doesn’t advance as expected. Study author Joyce Bono, professor of management at the University of Florida, found...