Do Women Make Groups Smarter?

A few weeks ago, I got a chance to catch up with my friend,¬†Stephanie McAuliffe, who heads up the Organizational Effectiveness program at the Packard Foundation. We were discussing¬†the challenges of collaboration in philanthropy, and she told me an anecdote about some particularly hard-headed individuals who didn’t want to listen to anybody. Stephanie happened to note that those individuals were men. “I’m not trying to make a generalization,” she laughed. “Not to worry,” I assured her. “And anyway, it may […]