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Silicon Valley’s confrontational management style started with Andy Grove

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One of the possible reasons why women do not do so well in Silicon Valley startups:

"The process produced results for Intel’s customers and its shareholders. But at its worst, it manifested itself as bullying—and that aspect flourished after Grove retired in 1998, “when constructive confrontation was a license for assholes to be assholes,” as one former Intel employee once put it."

Very few people thrive in a bullying culture.

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