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Prof. Rebecca Schaumberg's joint research on self-reliance and women leaders

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Excerpt from The Boston Globe -- "According to business-school professors at New York University and Stanford University, self-reliance earns women respect — as it’s a positive trait typically associated with men — and without undermining women’s reputation for being team players, and without the fallout from being bossy. In an analysis of 360-degree employee feedback, self-reliance was associated with better leadership ratings for women, but not for men, even controlling for age, self-esteem, dominance, and feeling in control of one’s fate."

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