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Even political discrimination can affect one's ability to assert oneself.
The ideal was to assert oneself as different from everything that previously existed before - no longer wedded tO a servile mentality, but free and independent, the New Negro.
Today, the terminology describing the basic traits of effective managers emphasizes the "team player" aspects of modern management: the ability to assert oneself, show initiative and influence others.