The study, published this week in the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, also found that male directors prefer to make decisions using rules, regulations and traditional ways of doing business.
Female directors, on the other hand, are less constrained by these parameters and more prepared to use initiative than male colleagues.
The study was conducted byChris Bart, professor of strategic management at the DeGroote School of Business at Canada’s McMaster University, and Gregory McQueen, a McMaster graduate and senior executive associate dean at A.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona.
A retort to the research on one of the messageboards said “For a more accurate picture of female business decisions (rather than tainted surveys not subject to peer review), Google “How five women CEO’s destroyed confidence in the U.S. economy.” All of these women were promoted beyond their ability to fill quotas, yet stockholders…
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