Social Rules for Managing Attempted Interpersonal Domination in the Workplace: Influence of Status and Gender

@article{Wilson2001SocialRF,
  title={Social Rules for Managing Attempted Interpersonal Domination in the Workplace: Influence of Status and Gender},
  author={Keithia Lynne Wilson and Alfred Joseph Lizzio and Siegrid Zauner and Cindy Gallois},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2001},
  volume={44},
  pages={129-154}
}
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