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January 2009 Blog Posts (1)

Would more women in financial services have averted the current crisis? Some arguments for....

Too Much Testosterone on Wall Street?



Posted by Sylvia Ann Hewlett on January 7, in Harvard Business Review



Finance has always been dominated by men and driven by a testosterone-enhanced culture. If women had been running our banks, might we have avoided the sub-prime mess and the resulting economic meltdown?



Halla Tomasdottir, a prominent Icelandic financier, answers yes. In a recent BBC interview she shared her outrage at the wild risks male… Continue

Added by Lee Chalmers on January 17, 2009 at 22:59 — No Comments

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