Male/female programmer and systems analyst Job performance

@inproceedings{Willoughby1988MalefemalePA,
  title={Male/female programmer and systems analyst Job performance},
  author={Theodore C. Willoughby and Judith A. Hughes},
  booktitle={SIGCPR},
  year={1988}
}
Differential psychologists have long reported that there are some male/female performance differences. For reasons that are not so well established, males tend to have better quantitative skills while females have better language and social skills (Anastasia, 1958). The various tests that have been developed over the years to select programmers have centered upon quantitative skills as a significant predictor of programmer success (Willoughby, 1972). Shrout, 1971, found that written, oral and… CONTINUE READING

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