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Contrast in Skills
In a study of 425 high-level executives by Hagberg Consulting Group, a consulting and leadership development firm in Foster City, Calif., female managers were rated higher than their male counterparts in 42 of 52 skills measured.
Here's a brief look at how women and men faired in the study.
Items in Which Women Outscored Men
Items in Which Men Outscored Women
Copernicus, a marketing consulting and research firm in Auburndale, Mass., investigated perceptions of male versus female marketing executives in terms of 34 different aspects of decision-making and management styles. Men tend to be more externally focused, paying "too much attention to what competitors are doing" (56 percent to men, 43 percent to women), and short-term oriented (67 percent to men, 46 percent to women). Headquarters: Copernicus Marketing Consulting and Research 450 Lexington Street Auburndale, MA 02466 Phone: (617) 630-8750 Fax: (617) 630-9648
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