An article in this week’s The Economist discusses the “problem” of so few women in the boardrooms of European companies.
It may be that there are so few women in the boardroom and at higher management levels because women are smarter than men in that they don’t want the stress and responsibility.
I figure that if you look at society as a whole rather than just the business world we live in a highly matriarchal society.
Most women realize that the real power is in values and relationships and this is where they really dominate. When little girls play with dolls they learn that they can have relationships in which they have total control over the thoughts and actions of the other party.
It is a lot less stressful to leave business to the men and put the pressure on them. That is smart.