Women Bullying Women at Work Means ‘the Workplace’ Must Change
August 6, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization
Yesterday, I quoted this from Olga Khazan’s article in The Atlantic about women bullying women at work.
Joyce Benenson, a psychologist at Emmanuel College, in Boston, thinks women are evolutionarily predestined not to collaborate with women they are not related to. Her research suggests that women and girls are less willing than men and boys to cooperate with lower-status individuals of the same gender; more likely to dissolve same-gender friendships; and more willing to socially exclude one another. She points to a similar pattern in apes…