Organizational Communication in the News

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For women, asking for raise is damned if you do and if you don’t


Source: NBC News

The gender gap on income can start as soon as women enter the workforce, and get wider as workers age, and some believe one reason for that is that women don’t always ask for more money… Contrary to conventional wisdom, researchers say it can hurt women to ask for more money. That’s because when women do request either a raise or a higher starting salary they are more likely than men to be perceived as greedy, demanding or just not very nice.

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This entry was posted on November 27, 2013 by in Careers + Work, Diversity + Difference, Gender, Power/Resistance and tagged , , , , .

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