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Likeability vs competence is actually mediated by interdependence

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Good news, ladies: turns out greed often wins out over popularity if you actually have to depend on someone! If there are no consequences to having incompetent coworkers, then of course popularity -- which often includes conforming to gender stereotypes -- wins out.

That IS good news.

But this is also a reminder of how many workplaces have incompetent workers without consequences.

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