MANAGEMENT: The Care & Feeding of Women

How should women employees be handled? Last week, to Wisconsin bankers at their annual convention, pert, 38-year-old Phyllis Brown, an editor at the Research Institute of America, gave some new tips on an old subject.

¶ Don't tell a woman she's being illogical. "The average woman starts off on the premise that the way she feels about something is itself a most compelling argument. But if they aren't as logical as men, they're sometimes one jump ahead in their thinking."

¶ Praise women more than men. "Women really expect praise in greater quantities than men. Your failure to comment...

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