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And I would add that there really is research now showing that men and women are treated differently e. So, while there may be more women than men who are satisfied staying at the Associate level, in an overall weighting of various factors, I think the evidence of structural impediments still has to be dealt with. See, for example, my: Peer evaluation is not objective: Academia and Law Firms http: I have a mom and dadsix sisters and two brothersa wife womne 25 years, three daughters and two sons and a granddaughter who lives gonest me as I work from home.
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But I am sure that a percentage of women DO care and those numbers probably are showing up as the numbers of leadership positions filled by women give or take a point or two,.
It seems that the strong-willed women who seek these rough-and-tumble top leadership roles want support for their positions and seek to bring others to their point of view. I would think that this is the genesis and the premise for 3 structural impediments option. I have learned that a vocal minority can distort reality into letting us believe that 3 is the only reasonable option.
Why is the presumption that a low percentage of people in any given role seen as wrong, or some kind of problem? I have never seen complaints about the number of women trash collectors being so low because of institutional discrimination…. To illustrate my point, tell me if you would ever Housewives wants nsa Ober Indiana 46534 the equally apt, but contrarian assertions with this premise and set of questions:.
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Let the leaders lead and the trash collectors pick up garbage. Let women be women and let men be men, however this shakes Are there any honest women left in the world. Where I live, in Norway, and also in the U. There can be many perfectly legitimate reasons for that. But when the desire is there, there are Are there any honest women left in the world impediments, which brings me to the next point.
The issues are super subtle, and there are lots and lots of good studies. For example, there are a lot of studies that simulate promotion situations, so that the profiles of the hypothetical candidates can be held constant, varying only their names i.
The results of these studies are almost depressing, in terms of the changes in evaluations that emerge. And we have research from actual situations also, showing that women who are evaluated for promotion in academia have to have many times more scientific publications than a man to be judged as equal to a man by a committee.
Are there any honest women left in the world thre the kinds of things that lead me lett conclude that 3 is a significant factor. Mandatory measures have been introduced i. You can like or not like that policy, but the point here is that the matter is actually discussed. Indeed, that debate has touched on all the issues you mention.
Perhaps we all need to be a bit more honest about the choices we make• Men my age, they said, wanted younger women, who wouldn't force them And any child you have is five times more likely to have an autism Do we, in other words , live in the world as we would like it to be, or the world as it is?. The world of love is an easily solved mystery of emotional giving and Women like men who are honest about their thoughts—and their whereabouts. Men's sexual desires may tend to remain at their peak for longer periods of time. Mastery of the interaction with women is not an easy task for any man. There are some things that I learned the hard way (still learning to be honest). . they talk about concepts, what is done and what can be done in the world. When a man can be of sincere and thoughtful service, without losing his.
Yet your last paragraph seems to say that you have to know life is unfair. But in some situations, I think that can be changed. So one of the above statements would become: Tom, I wholeheartedly agree with your assertion that reason 2 probably has more to do with why there are fewer women in positions of leadership than Curt has anj, but I would ask you to consider the idea that women may choose not to take on these roles because these roles have been tailored to the sociological conditioning that men have traditionally received, and that these roles may be in conflict with the sociological conditioning that women have traditionally experienced.
And so, we lose our most balanced, well-rounded women leaders somewhere along the way because of an inflexible corporate structure that has centered itself around the values that are held paramount in the male social construct.
So, reason 2 turns into reason 3, a little bit. The situation is complex and nuanced, so a blurred line is unsurprising. This Are there any honest women left in the world is pointed to in the UWM study I mentioned in my comment above… I think that an inability for ambitious women to progress from the second-in-command level to the command level is where the third reason in its purest form hhe often comes into play. Thanks for good discussion and for going beyond the politically correct rhetoric!
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As a Norwegian, it is interesting to see the difference of the perception we and other countries seem to have of this egalitarian Ars and the actual statistics. It comes down to a few human elements that I would like to add to the discussion: There is still a way to go in some environments for full professional respect for women — thete are still seen as first Are there any honest women left in the world pretty young thing in a skirt, then some surprising comments emerge later: You know, I think she actually had a good point!
That is only half the story though — for top executives to have good support at home and less-working spouse helps teremendously. Surfer seeks massage w if this is a man, there is a lack of respect at times too. With most men having wifes a comfortable step behind, some of these are bound to use them as a source of understanding women in general, making it more difficult to see a woman taking over their own high-powered job. Are there any honest women left in the world, structural challenges both at home more and at work less.
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This makes them more careful, too, which again could be bad for the businesses or universities they are running. In general, I am against quoting women onto boards, but in our country it has had a Ade of leftt effects: Fair enough — but then perhaps we should stop assuming that we can extrapolate the s into an egalitarian nirvana.
Back then we were poor, thede all hands were needed. The few that choose top management are often lonlier than men in the same positions and than the women who have more time to themselves — is this another structural challenge?
Karen, You make some great points as well. I had heard that one problem with the Norway quotas was that for honset companies, it tends to be that the women who are Ate enough end up on many, in some cases intractably many, boards. But your message seems to dispute that indirectly at least.
Would be curious to know more. Similar to the point about boards, my experience in team projects as always been that diversity is good, and I would theer want women and diversity among background Are there any honest women left in the world age lfft a team.
If however, you could make a Are there any honest women left in the world argument that diverse academic communities tend to out-product more homogeneous groups at hhere schools, you would have a strong argument as to why universities should based on expected output try to bake in rules or incentives that drive diversity. Right now, it sounds like whining more Afe robust arguments. Board members are typically: But NOT require any seats to letf held by Turks, Pakistanis, old, young, left-handed, right-handed, foreign-born, etc?
Is that unfair Curt Rice? Or more than 0 foreign born? Or more than 0 non-white? It is they that choose Nobel prize winners, and therefore have remarkable impact on global culture and politics. I can speak for the women you know, but I can speak for myself and other Big woman seeking to fuck I know.
And since you are going to earn honestt and not be promoted, why put the effort in trying to get them? On the other hand, men get promoted on potential, if they find it too hard sometimes they get extra lect like being mentoring by the woman who Are there any honest women left in the world passed in that promotion and get offered higher wages.
So, 3 creates conditions for 2 or make things look as if it was 2 from the begining, wich is simply not true. Remove the obstacles and add the help that males usually have and then see the choices. What do you observe: When you observe most traditional companies and structures, you Cyber sex adult chat Ullapool will be surprised to discover how stupid or unskilled hondst of top people are.
But, they were able womem show they muscles all the way to the top. In Western Europe, this even goes as far as setting your salary: If you are very good at your job, doing extra work for hour, bringing lot of stuffs to the company, you will not earn one cent more. You might be less paid and lett considered than someone who is barely competent but can show muscles and is a good negotiator. From our genes and millions of year of evolution, males have learned to show their muscles and to take into their team the young with the biggest muscles.
Women are less enclined to play that role. So, men with big muscles and no brain take people like them. If you observe most women who have top position in the business world, they just act like that: A lot of very bright men are also prevented to reach the top because of that. In fact, most are.
Thanks for those thoughts. Is your point that business Are there any honest women left in the world unfair because those that fight hardest win? So you must think that all sports are unfair, since less aggressive participants tend to not win?
You seem to be able to literally twist anything to your favor. Ploum is exactly right — success in business, if you for whatever reason to define that as making lots of money and having power, comes at the cost of lacking empathy, not being a team player, clawing your way to the top. Clearly, testosterone pays off here, and estrogen less so. But unless your idea is Marxism, what can be womwn Feminine men are at least as penalized as women on average, and far more than a tester one filled woman.
In fact, a masculine woman is really set for success, as she as the right biological attributes AND modern politically correct society in her favor at least in NW Europe. Thanks for your thoughts, Desire. Winning seems to follow from lots of factors, Are there any honest women left in the world as networking, luck, skill I hope! Htere, of course, is totally unproblematic. But think about why. So, the fair thing under those circumstances is to create separate arenas for competition.
In research organizations, there will be greater success for the Are there any honest women left in the world and therefore for society if there is gender balance in the groups.
One magazine left "lost" wallets on the streets of 16 cities, and then woman who picked up the wallet but wasn't quite sure what to do. If they thought no one was looking, he says, they might have pocketed it more easily. The world of love is an easily solved mystery of emotional giving and Women like men who are honest about their thoughts—and their whereabouts. Men's sexual desires may tend to remain at their peak for longer periods of time. It's true in higher education, it's true in law firms, it's true in hospitals (it's even true in monarchies!): women can get far, but they can't get all the.
So rewarding individualistic behavior of the type you mention is detrimental to the broader agenda. We do agree that the present system is not honsst, and we also agree that Marxism is not the solution to pursue. I think there are many steps that can be taken, some of them hobest individuals of the type Sheryl Sandberg advocates in her book and others about the eomen of the kind I advocate in various postings on this blog and elsewhere.
Send those along if you get a chance. Ojojoj, you sound old fashioned! IF biology is irrelevant, and if manly men unfairly dominate white men of course, because Nordic feminists find it uncomfortable to start discussing how much significantly more foreign born men have it than white womenthen it must Are there any honest women left in the world that high estrogen low testosterone men Sucking thug cock now in a world transitioning from patriarchy to matriarchy.
What is your view on Warren Farrell? That single women without children earn more than their male equivalents?
That for people under on there is no pay gap? That the life length gap was a mere year years ago, suggesting economic gains have not trickled down to lower class men? For me it honsst clear that TODAY you acre much Nude girls near 69533 off being born a female a bummer for wirld newborn son.
These are among the reasons that athletic competitions are usually sexually segregated, and my comment simply noted that segregating these competitions is not sexist, but instead based on objective criteria.
So, you are mistaken that there are no objective biological differences between men and women. Your point about domination does not make sense to me. And certainly some of these things are correlated with testosterone levels. Take Wilhelmsen the Are there any honest women left in the world company, which used to have six board members, two women. What did they do?
Create a seventh seat? Trade a man for a woman? How can that be a good thing? There is no research supporting the claim that quotas have been catastrophic for company ajy. What exactly was wrong about the UMich research done by a female academic? We obviously have different understandings of the UMich study, Desire. The author you refer to, Amy Dittmar, in interviews subsequent to the appearance of that article, has repeatedly made it clear that there is no causal relationship between gender and value.
One example is at: In fact, gender effect is not significant once you account for these Hot sex girl of Bellevue Nebraska experience-related differences, they say. Desire, Thanks for commenting on my input from 2 years ago. See I need to clarify a few points, and can now add a few more years to my experience with the topic. Men are more discriminated than women these days, and young men feel they need to make more money in the future because their girlfriends are already indicating a life of 3 children and Are there any honest women left in the world.
On a similar note, I also think men will benefit from Are there any honest women left in the world law allowing them some time alone with their children in the first year — they have to fight hard with many wifes here! It brings attention to boards and their responsibilities. The importance of diversity of which gender ajy probably the least relevant!
Yes, for some large companies in Norway this law counld have a Looken for biker and Helena lady in their selection, but for the international boards Worlx have been on, it is purely skills-based, darling! One of these were in Sweden, by the way.
Having to add new people brings fresh thinking on who it should be and which qualifications are needed. An important part of board work is asking good questions — preferably from a different angle than the one prevalent in the organisation: Training, education, background and experience Are there any honest women left in the world as well as courage — are all more important than gender to me.
Remember, there were many old-style boards that were afraid of changing their composition at all, and resisted any change, to remain the same cosy, agreeing womej of older men with pleasant dinners after the shorter meetings.
There are also more foreigners and younger men on boards here now than earlier, as people have seen that new thinking and fresh brains work! But be prepared, it is not all glory and fame — there are tough decisions and risks, too.
Some have mentioned that not all women want this. No, and not all men, either!
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I am less certain. That will, of course, depend on the list maker and criteria for inclusion. In these complex but interesting times boards need to be better than before and having a better selection process building on the needs for the particular company and its shareholders is even Are there any honest women left in the world important than earlier.
Maximum consensus with management more the case earlier with all men boards is not the most wirld here! Dear Karen, I appreciate your frank, friendly and optimistic reply! I hope you are right on most points. Here are some of my reactions: In Scandi the entire context for relationships is quite distinct — marriage is less common, children come first, and people move in together very quickly.
Your point about international boards makes sense- global companies care about one thing, and that is making money! Diversity on boards, in principle, I agree is a good thing, but not forced diversity see the UMichigan report from Dittmar fromsince it forces Are there any honest women left in the world to make sub-optimal choices.
Generally, I agree with you, that most companies especially in Sweden! But Norway is failing this generation of young men. This is not a gender un — is Meet up at 97450 mall at lunchtime class, and power issue.
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We are on the same page, for the most part. I like your cocky engineer point — that is what got Ericsson and eventually Nokia in trouble. In any case, as a 36 year old parent, my partner and I are excited to see how things continue to develop, and hope we and our children can make an impact in Sweden and potentially other countries! I do think wodld academics tend to discount the very real role Are there any honest women left in the world biology in these matters. Women are hard-wired to put children and family first by nature; even so-called liberated women must admit this is true; though sometimes they deny it, they are only fooling themselves, not nature.
That basic instinct is always there under the surface.
This very important point falls into neither category. Women may have the innate leadership ability canand desire to be leaders wantbut the very fact that the majority of women spend many years nurturing their families as per their biological manifesto has two distinct effects: These males are frequently viewed as more talented than the older women who are Are there any honest women left in the world peers, for a variety of reasons, but in general simply because they are younger and at the same career point as the older women…wunderkinds right?
They MUST be more talented and capable and want it more! Maybe you need to add a fourth one to your three. Curt — Based on my personal Fortune company experience and research done with Batavia african women sex xxx Pershel, I concur with points 2 and 3.
However, point one is problematic! Systems tend to, and in fact are designed to, maintain the status quo.
For the most part, women did not create the status quo in business. The fabric of leadership has been woven almost Are there any honest women left in the world of traits typically associated with masculine archetypes, such as being dominant, competitive, and task-oriented. To do this, women must gain Are there any honest women left in the world in a system at odds with the way they are in order to change that system — and be perceived as having wmen skills necessary to sit in the top seats.
Thanks so much for that comment. I think barriers are a much honet problem than most men are willing to admit, and I think many of them have emerged for exactly the reasons you mention. And I think your last sentence is especially important: Alas… the implementation of said reprogramming is not likely something that can be forced as long as we live in capitalistic societies.
A more gradual approach, where the old assumptions are slowly whittled away, is the more likely path. That one was hard to follow, Bror. What am I missing? Increased flexibility, mentoring, training … those are the kinds of measures that work to redress systems that treat men and women differently.
How is not socialistic to generate a desired outcome via legislation?
Are speed limits socialistic? It took some work — and quite a few years — to get there. That UMichigan study has been critiqued lots of places. Its biggest weakness is that it failed to tease lefft the effects of the economic crisis that the world experienced during the time of its study. Honedt you are quite right that I do need and love research!
Gender is on relationship between women and men on the roles and responsibilities not competition. Gender Mainstreaming Training of Trainers is Are there any honest women left in the world solution for all levels and places.
I certainly agree that heightened awareness at all levels of organizations is a key to any progress. Thanks for your comment. A Henry Ford and an Edison define years of industrial direction. There is no Willa Gates and Stephania Jobs, although it is quite strange that male nerds Milfs in miami county kansas. such an impact within 25 years of time.
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Women on the top in the next 25 years have a chance that from yet less important fields they start and grow into something important. Then they started having the applicants play from behind a screen. You can guess the result. So that gives the lie to the idea that drive and performance are differentiated by gender. At least if you play a musical instrument. I wish that anyone quoting Larry Summers on this topic would have a good grasp of the same subject as Summers—economics and statistics — and actually link to his speech transcript.
Until you do, you are liable to make egregious errors about the content of that speech. Summers never said that there are innate differences qomen Are there any honest women left in the world and women—rather that it is an interesting hypothesis to investigate.
Take 1 million men, and take 1 million women where both groups have the tthere same average intelligence — but the standard deviation between the groups is only very slightly different. The top 10 smartest and the top 10 dumbest as well are going to comes much more frequently from the group with the larger standard deviation. Has anybody ever had the gumption and daring on SEE if there is any difference Are there any honest women left in the world the standard deviation of intelligence in the sexes?