At work, men procrastinate while women just get on with it

Gender and power at work

image: “An IBM 704 Computer at NACA in 1957”, NASA via Wikimedia Commons, here.

close friend of mine recently went through a restructure at work. It was a harrowing and anxiety-inducing experience for her. The restructure seemed to be aimed at removing one particularly difficult employee, who constantly needled his female manager, and argued behind her back that he ought to be the one in charge. He…