The stereotypes are of “real masculinity” being equated with domination, conquest, and control -and thus also with “heroic” male violence. And such sterotypes are essential for the maintenance of a top-down model of social organization.— She [Sally Helgesen] shows how the workplaces run by these women tend to be more like “webs of inclusion” rather than hierarchies of exclusion; communities where sharing information is key.

Riane Eisler
From Domination to Partnership: the Hidden Subtext for Organizational Change
Training and Development; February 1995

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