That isn’t actually the case any longer and probably only ever was because it was what was expected. In other words, sexism.


  • 55% of Americans have no preference about the gender of their boss
  • Men (68%) are more likely than women (44%) to lack preference
  • Women under 50 prefer a female boss; women 50 and older divided

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