Research Says: Gender Diversity Improves Team Performance
AUGUST 9, 2013
Study: The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams: Evidence from a Field Experiment ( Tinbergen Institute, 2011, Hoogendoorn, Oosterbeek, van Praag ). Finding: Teams with an equal gender mix perform better than male-dominated and female-dominated teams in terms of sales, profits and earnings per share. Specifically, equally gender diverse teams do a better job at ensuring everyone is doing their part, meeting their obligations and deadlines.