Workplaces favor assertive women and men — and women who are available to work around the clock, according to a new survey.
Women who are able to work without limitations are often favored in promotion decisions; however, when shown productivity data for those candidates, survey respondents, who hailed from 105 countries, no longer put much weight on availability.
The survey, produced by The Global Network for Advanced Management, whose members include 29 business schools from various countries, also found working remotely during normal business hours is viewed negatively. Working remotely outside of normal business hours, however, at night and on weekends is considered to be a plus.
Find out more results — and recommendations on how companies can counterbalance some of the challenges women face in the workforce — in the Global Network’s report.