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14 differences between women and men.

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  • 1. Differences between women and men
  • 2. Difference # 1 Women are lighter than men
  • 3. The body size of men is, on average, 10% larger than that of women. Hofstede, Geert: Cultures and organizations, p. 137 and 462.
  • 4. As the bone structure of a girl develops, she develops broader hips and narrower shoulders. http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf http://www.imagebase.net/People/imagebase5_03
  • 5. As the bone structure of a boy develops, he develops broader shoulders and narrower hips. http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf http://www.imagebase.net/People/imagebase17_14
  • 6. Further inspiration http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-end-of-men/8135/?single_page=true http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf
  • 7. Difference # 2 Women rate meaning higher than pay and status. Men do not.
  • 8. Men Women Most men rate pay and status higher than meaning. Most women rate meaning higher than pay and status. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8
  • 9. http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/08/tell-me-something-i-dont-know/
  • 10. Difference # 3 Women and men lie in different ways
  • 11. Women tend to lie about their age and their weight. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/201105/why-men-lie-and-women-lie-down http://www.imagebase.net/People/094-copy
  • 12. And women tend to lie to make the person they are talking to feel good. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uoma-urf061002.php http://www.imagebase.net/People/094-copy
  • 13. Men tend to lie about their earnings and their height. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/201105/why-men-lie-and-women-lie-down http://www.imagebase.net/People/Haiti-2013-148-copy
  • 14. And men tend to lie to make themselves look better. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uoma-urf061002.php http://www.imagebase.net/People/Haiti-2013-148-copy
  • 15. Difference # 4 Women have more social competence than men
  • 16. Women experience more emotions than men do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8
  • 17. Women tend to be a little better than men on average at sensing in the moment what the other person is feeling. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6368484 Daniel Goleman
  • 18. Women are rated on average as having greater levels of social competence than men. http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/7216/1/umi-umd-4612.pdf
  • 19. Empathy derives, originally, from maternal care. http://youtu.be/UONxT4Tb3C0 Frans de Waal
  • 20. Women have, on average, more emotional intelligence than men. Groups with more women therefore tend to be smarter. Thomas Malone http://www.niemanlab.org/2011/05/mit-management-professor-tom-malone-on-collective-intelligence-and-the-genetic-structure-of-groups/
  • 21. Women cooperate more than men in mixed-sex interactions. However, male-male interactions are more cooperative than female-female interactions. http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2011-20484-001/
  • 22. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/how-do-you-manage-your-emotions http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/social-competence http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/good-leadership http://youtu.be/Aq_nCTGSfWE http://www.sciencefriday.com/segment/10/23/2009/frans-de-waal-and-the-age- of-empathy.html
  • 23. Difference # 5 Women have smaller and deeper networks
  • 24. Men Women Men build wide networks but not deep relationships. Women build deep relationships with a few people. Sources http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8 http://www.economist.com/node/21538162?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/contactsports
  • 25. Gender distribution on Twitter http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  • 26. Protected accounts by gender on Twitter http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  • 27. Difference # 6 Men are more likely than women to disregard guidance from others
  • 28. Studies show that men are more likely than women to disregard guidance from others. http://www.strategy-business.com/article/re00162?pg=all
  • 29. Men do not feel well when being interrupted. http://www.srf.ch/player/video?id=3702ed16-d306-4aa8-a0f0-11716f6561bf
  • 30. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/feedback-tips
  • 31. Difference # 7 Women’s voices are more pleasing than men’s
  • 32. Scientific studies have shown that people generally find women's voices more pleasing than men's. http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/21/tech/innovation/female-computer-voices/
  • 33. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/speaking-tips-15818774
  • 34. Difference # 8 The higher women climb up the corporate ladder, the fewer children they have.
  • 35. For men, it’s the opposite. http://www.mckinsey.com/locations/swiss/news_publications/pdf/women_matter_english.pdf
  • 36. Difference # 9 Women take less risk than men do
  • 37. Women tend to apply for senior roles if they consider that they meet 100% of selection criteria. Men apply if they think they meet 60% of requirements. http://issuu.com/keymedia/docs/hc1108_emag/1
  • 38. Under stress, men take more risk and women take less risk. http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/21/1/36
  • 39. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/rethinking-recruitment-8077077 http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/ideas-to-prevent-stress
  • 40. Difference # 10 Women live longer than men
  • 41. Through most of history, women lived shorter lives than men. That changed towards the 15th century. 4 reasons 1. Later age at marriage led to fewer pregnancies, reducing women's risk of dying in childbirth. 2. Access to food and health care within households became more equal. 3. Greater migration and trade increased the spread of disease, disadvantaging men. 4. Urban settings led to more competition for mates, causing increased male risk-taking behavior. http://www.prb.org/Articles/2011/biodemography.aspx
  • 42. http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/09/female-viking-warriors-proof-swords
  • 43. Years that women outlive men http://www.prb.org/Articles/2011/biodemography.aspx
  • 44. Women live longer than men mostly because they avoid a risky lifestyle. Women avoid risk because they are primary care-givers. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-human-beast/201008/why-women-live-longer-men
  • 45. Difference # 11 Men are more aggressive
  • 46. Men have 7 to 8 times the concentration of testosterone in their blood plasma than women do. http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/10/what-women-know-that-men-dont/
  • 47. Difference # 12 Women use body language more than men do
  • 48. When entering a room, women tend to use 27 distinct behaviors while men displayed only 12 distinct gestures. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/10/body-language-improve-patient-encounter.html
  • 49. Further inspiration http://issuu.com/frankcalberg/docs/languages
  • 50. Difference # 13 Women are better than men at recognizing faces
  • 51. When women were shown images of unfamiliar people, eye-tracking technology showed that they fixed upon the faces 10% to 40% more times than men did. http://blogs.hbr.org/daily-stat/2013/07/why-women-are-better-than-men.html
  • 52. Girl babies pay attention to facial expressions. Boy babies pay attention to toys. http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/200910236
  • 53. Difference # 14 Women like brighter colours better than men do
  • 54. Favourite colours of men Source Survey of 232 people from 22 countries. http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/true-colors-colors-by-gender.html
  • 55. Favourite colours of women Source Survey of 232 people from 22 countries. http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/true-colors-colors-by-gender.html
  • 56. Background color preferences among male Twitter users http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  • 57. Background color preferences among female Twitter users http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/