When is female leadership an advantage?

At the start of the Great Recession that began in 2008 with the collapse of Lehman Brothers, some in the media speculated it would not have happened if the firm had been run by women and been more of a “Lehman Sisters,” as it were.

It was a notion that intrigued Corinne Post, an associate professor of management at Lehigh, who studies women in leadership positions. While having more women in leadership may seem the obviously right thing for companies to do, Post wondered if, in fact, it could be proven that women make better leaders. And if so, under what circumstances?

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