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Female Household Heads Less Likely To Pursue Career Advancement
2013-01-19 06:05:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women who are running their households are less likely to seek career advancement or power in the workplace, claims a new study presented Friday at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in New Orleans. According to a team of US researchers, women who are in charge of a family or running the day-to-day operations of their own home are less likely to have the energy or the desire to pursue...


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