Are female leaders better in crisis?
Research on gender stereotypes has found that in times of crisis people think that stereotypically “female” traits are more important in a leader, and that stereotypically “male” traits are less desirable. Research shows that women and people from ethnic minorities are more likely to be chosen to lead a company, sports team, or even country when it is in crisis mode.
However, they are given less time to implement their changes and are judged more harshly than the white male CEOs.
Click below to read full article by Kelly Oakes, BBC Future