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Why Gay Men Make The Best Bosses


During USC business-school professor Kirk Snyder’s five-year study of American executives, he stumbled on some startling findings: Gay male bosses produce 35 to 60 percent higher levels of employee engagement, satisfaction, and morale than straight bosses.

“Gay executives tend to look at how each individual brings unique abilities, and they see their job as figuring out how best to take advantage of those skills,” Snyder says.

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This entry was posted on December 2, 2011 by in Diversity + Difference, Gender, Leadership and tagged , .

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