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Women the boss at home, not at work

Women who run the home are less likely than men to be interested in career advancement at work, a new study has found.

Women who shared household decisions with a partner rated workplace goals, such as a promotion, higher than women who did not equally share household decisions.

While men and women both placed equal value on the importance of household decisions, the work goals of men remained unchanged despite differing household power positions.

Researchers said the findings show that it is the power aspect of household control that dampens womens interest in power outside the home.

Read more at University of California, Berkeley

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