‘Identity conflicts’ holding women back

Conflicting identity roles can reduce competitiveness, hurt career: Study
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/22/2013

Nurturing caregiver or ambitious career woman?

For many women, the hope is to exemplify both. But the tension between a woman’s personal and professional identities may undermine her career by causing her to be more averse to competition than her male peers.