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Cheerful women are not associated with leadership qualities, but proud ones are, study finds

Women are perceived as being more willing to lead if they show that they are proud of their personal performance. If, however, they give a cheerful impression, they are judged to have less willingness to leadership roles than men who display similar emotions. This is one of the initial findings of a long-term project in which economic researchers are investigating the selection and assessment of leaders.
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