Les femmes sont-elles de meilleures leaders que les hommes ?

Article très intéressant publié dans Harvard Business Review Blog Network. Les résultats de cette étude me semblent très concluants eu égard à l’exercice du leadership des hommes et des femmes. Les résultats vous surprendront certainement !

« We’ve all heard the claims, the theories, and the speculation about the ways leadership styles vary between women and men. Our latest survey data puts some hard numbers into the mix.

….Similarly, most stereotypes would have us believe that female leaders excel at « nurturing » competencies such as developing others and building relationships, and many might put exhibiting integrity and engaging in self-development in that category as well. And in all four cases our data concurred — women did score higher than men.

But the women’s advantages were not at all confined to traditionally women’s strengths. In fact at every level, more women were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts — and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows (see chart) »: