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How the 'meritocracy myth' is used to keep women away from power
Few women will be unfamiliar with the argument that we live in a meritocracy.
The problem with working for a supposed meritocracy
Whenever one person espouses greater diversity in the work force, leave it to some well-meaning colleague to raise the meritocracy card.
Sanders, Trump, the Horatio Alger myth, and the lie of American meritocracy
Front Page · Queue Stream Members Following Profile · Sanders, Trump, the Horatio Alger myth, and the lie of American meritocracy. By Chauncey DeVega. Sunday Feb 14, 2016 · 12:16 PM PST.
How to gain merit, regardless of your job function
In a meritocracy, leaders progress because of their demonstrated leadership abilities (not their formal titles). But how exactly do you gain merit in an organization using practices that aren't specifically related to your job function?
Politics Is Not A Meritocracy, Says Nandan Nilekani
Admitting that it was mortifying, he outlined why he feels "Politics is not a meritocracy", adding that he will never fight an election again as he doesn't feel he has any "competitive advantage".

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