Study says cheerful women less likely to be promoted
A new study says cheerful women are less likely to be promoted in workplacePhoto: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Are overly cheerful women less likely to be promoted?
According to a recent study in Germany, it is true.
Researchers asked men and women to rank would would be the best leader based on whether the candidate was cheerful, prideful or showed no emotion.
And, according to the results, cheerful women were ranked the less likely to lead.
According to economists from Germany's Technische University at Munchen, who conducted the experiment, women need to be hard-lined and assertive.
The study suggests that companies want bosses to be bossy, tough and uncompromising.