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Are female treasurers safer at the helm?

Is it true that female treasurers are more risk averse with a stronger desire for financial discipline than their male counterparts? A recent study by Barclays and Ledbury Research suggests so. According to the report, there exists a “unique distinction in how men and women’s emotions drive views on financial decision making” across the business world.

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  1. Thank you for a great article, it triggered my memory to an interview with Christine Lagarde in Financial Times 9 December 2011 where she talks about her rise in a male dominated world of global finance, and particularly one quote; (...) the financial crisis might have been different if there had been “Lehman Sisters”(...). http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/2277d682-1fc4-11e1-9916-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1vsihKdHE
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    Cami-Lin 2012-05-25 13:35:00

  2. [quote=Cami-Lin]Thank you for a great article, it triggered my memory to an interview with Christine Lagarde in Financial Times 9 December 2011 where she talks about her rise in a male dominated world of global finance, and particularly one quote; (...) the financial crisis might have been different if there had been “Lehman Sisters”(...). http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/2277d682-1fc4-11e1-9916-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1vsihKdHE [/quote]

     

    Both are interesting reads!

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    LukeEXQ 2012-07-17 13:01:03