Independent UK — In findings that will come as no surprise to women (and probably plenty of men) everywhere: female bosses are better managers than males.

But there’s one main reason for this: women are better at engagement than their male counterparts, according to a 2015 report based on over forty years of research.

The study analysed responses from 27 million employees and reached the conclusion that female bosses outperform men when it comes to encouraging employee engagement.

Workers whose managers were women were much more likely to answer ‘yes’ to the following statements:

  • “There is someone at work who encourages my development”
  • “In the last six months, someone has talked to me about my progress”
  • “In the last seven days, I have received recognition or praise for doing good work”


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