Conventional wisdom says that women in the workplace don't always get the credit they deserve for the work they do. Recent scientific research backs up that theory and describes certain situations where women are even less likely to take credit and more likely to give unwarranted credit to male counterparts. Affirm the value and provide recognition to the women leaders you work with.
Not getting the credit you deserve happens frequently, and not just to women. Anyone who tends to be laid back, shy, or just plain introverted is more likely to stay in the shadows and let more outgoing types bask in the spotlight.
Here's what a recent study from the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (May, 2013) revealed. Study participants were told they were working with another participant on a "male sex-typed task." When they received positive feedback about their team's performance, women and men passed out the accolades very differently. Women gave male teammates more credit for teamRead More »from Getting Credit at Work: Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself