The New York Times Opinion blog has a very thoughtful debate among experts about whether women make better bosses; if so, why; and whether you can ever make statements like this.
The discussion is quite balanced and science-backed. Susan Pinker says women are better at intuiting what others thing, while Joanna Barsh of McKinsey (which has been studying this question for five years!) points out that if women are more emotional in the workplace, that can be for the better -- or for the worse.
If women are better connectors, due to their greater susceptibility to the trust, generosity and bonding effects of oxytocin, they should be better managers. No????