I’m blogging about gender and negotiation this month because March is National Women’s History Month and March 8th was the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (commenced in 1910, a full decade before the Nineteenth Amendment would grant U.S. women the right to vote).
Today I stumbled over the post Women Deal with Conflict Differently than Men, reporting on a study done by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard in 2008. Results of the study showed the following similarities between men and women including:
The differences included:
We’ll be working with gender differences through the end of the month of March and will likely discuss this data in more detail later.
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