23 Sep Happiness at work and the gender of your boss
Women working for other women reported more psychological distress and physical symptoms than women working for male bosses, according to a study by researchers at the University of Toronto.
Women working for other women tend to have, on average, more anger and depression along with headaches and backaches than their counterparts who work for men, said U of T sociology professor Scott Schieman, whose findings are published in the September edition of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
“It’s a puzzle for us,” said Schieman. “At this point, we have documented the pattern but we haven”t been able to explain it.”
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