Women Who Ask for More Money Seen as ‘Less Nice.’

A Carnegie Mellon University/Harvard Kennedy School of Government study found that women who negotiate for more money at work are considered “less nice.” “. . . [M]en tended to rule against women who negotiated but were more accepting of men who sought more,” according to Business Week’s Working Parents blog.  “Women, however, penalized both men and women who did not accept what they were offered.” (September 2007)