Read the comments at the bottom for many good observations : "But who on earth honestly thinks it takes 40 hrs/wk to run a fortune 500 company so she can run home to feed the babies? Seriously?"-----"Even exempting maternity leave they take much more vacation than men, work fewer hours when they are salaried, and tend to devote more work time to non-work related tasks "
The original article is at WSJ behind a paywall but read it if you can. One woman complained that "meritocracy" would be unfair to women, I had to look that up, it means pay based on performance ...Whoa... too real world there.
posted on 05/06/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT
posted on 05/06/2012 2:58:04 PM PDT
by E. Pluribus Unum
(Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
One woman complained that "meritocracy" would be unfair to women
Meritocracy is certainly unfair to the meritless. This woman does not think much of women. What a dingbat.
From the article: As another executive said, “He showed no recognition that the culture shapes the performance metrics, and the culture is that of white men.”
BS! The business requirements and plans shape the performance metrics. People who do not contribute to the organization’s performance are not entitled to just ride the payroll.
And, this executive needs to rethink his skills and style.
As long as people like this continue to nurture the politics of victimization and the entitlement mindset, this great experiment will remain in grave peril.
posted on 05/06/2012 3:09:03 PM PDT
(RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
Most women seem to be process oriented. In contrast, men tend to be results oriented. I would describe maybe 5% of the women I meet as results oriented. And then there is the tendency to mother [grown] people who are failing, whiners, and/or crybabies. In a nutshell, that explains a great deal.
posted on 05/06/2012 3:14:03 PM PDT
Well if the Women don’t want to “Work Hard” they can always follow Elizabeth Warren aka Spreading Bull did, claim victim hood.
if yer gonna run with the BIG dogs...
posted on 05/06/2012 3:29:21 PM PDT
(American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
You spelling his name wrong would probably make HIM angry.
posted on 05/06/2012 3:31:54 PM PDT
by Eccl 10:2
It is ironic they quoted a woman EVP at State Street. I worked there once and I witnessed that women were more vile and backstabbing to each other than anything I’ve ever seen in my entire life. I wouldn’t want my daughter working at State Street.
posted on 05/06/2012 3:51:20 PM PDT
(O < 0)
While being told "performance is it" or to "over deliver" isn't inherently bad advice for women, it is bad in an overall context in which women are expected to work harder because they're women
I thought he was just sharing the "secrets" of success that apply to everyone.
posted on 05/06/2012 4:38:52 PM PDT
(Go Juan Pablo!)
It is to laugh that Jack dragged along 3rd wife Suzy, who broke up his second marriage, to lecture women about how to get ahead in business.
What I take away from that twosome it that you get ahead on your back.
posted on 05/06/2012 6:32:49 PM PDT
(...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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