Why powerful women are so quiet

04/23/2012 | Bob Sutton's Work Matters blog

Research shows that men in positions of power tend to talk more than less powerful men, but women of the same stature don't. Part of the reason that powerful women choose to keep quiet may be that they wish to avoid being seen as domineering or unlikable. Another study has suggested that people do tend to see talkative women less favorably than talkative men.

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