When’s the Last Time a Man Was Fired for Being Difficult to Work For? Oh, Pretty Much Never

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A little more than a week after The New York Times officially fired executive editor Jill Abramson, for, as publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. said, “an issue with management in the newsroom,” Claire Shipman, Good Morning America correspondent and coauthor of the book The Confidence Code, wonders why women aren’t allowed to be as challenging and aggressive as their male peers. Is it time to fight for the right of women to be, well, bad bosses?