Do sexist organizational cultures create the Queen Bee?

  title={Do sexist organizational cultures create the Queen Bee?},
  author={Belle Derks and Naomi Ellemers and Colette van Laar and Kim De Groot},
  journal={The British journal of social psychology},
  volume={50 3},
'Queen Bees' are senior women in masculine organizational cultures who have fulfilled their career aspirations by dissociating themselves from their gender while simultaneously contributing to the gender stereotyping of other women. It is often assumed that this phenomenon contributes to gender discrimination in organizations, and is inherent to the personalities of successful career women. We argue for a social identity explanation and examine organizational conditions that foster the Queen… Expand
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