Mar. 25, 2013 — Women’s abilities to make fair decisions when competing interests are at stake make them better corporate leaders, researchers have found.
A survey of more than 600 board directors showed that women are more likely to consider the rights of others and to take a cooperative approach to decision-making. This approach translates into better performance for their companies.
This is probably true and is undoubtedly related in some way to the work of Odean and Barber. However, any evolutionary biologist could have probably told you this when you consider the different evolutionary pressures in each sex.