Well, now that you men have completely trashed the financial system, banking and, basically, the entire global economy, we women are going to have to (as usual) clean up the mess. First Iceland, now this. This time, however, there are going to be a few changes around here- that is, according to people familiar with the matter.
Would the world economy have got into such a mess if more women had been in charge? It's a difficult question to answer.
The economic crisis, though, could put a spotlight on what women offer as leaders who could help repair the damage.
"We'd love to think it would make a difference," said Ruth Sealy, deputy director of the International Center for Women Leaders at Cranfield University.
Sealy said the crisis is bringing to light academic research, which includes studies showing that mixed management teams make better decisions and are more innovative.
Can women managers reduce your business risk? [Reuters]