So when a boss evaluates a man who uses forceful champion tactics, the boss may think, “Wow, smart guy.” When a competent woman does the same, he may think, “Really aggressive woman” and downgrade his perception of her performance. Our finding in part may be shaped by such a gender stereotype: People regard female forceful […]
It’s far worse than the image of the hapless buffoon. It damages families, skews the minds of young children, isolates fathers raising kids alone, and even prevents some kids from having male role models at all. It’s the idea that men are dangerous and only women should be trusted.