As a neuropsychiatrist who studies the differences between male and female brains, I’m often asked whether such differences play a role in professional achievement—and particularly, in men’s dominance of the highest ranks of many fields. Male and female brains are more alike than not, and business’s famous glass ceiling has nothing to do with raw intellect. Yet the distinct demands that are put on men’s and women’s brains at key career phases may help explain the gender inequality in top management.
Author: Louann Brizendine MD
Source: “Harvard Business Review”
Subject: Women in Business