When stressed, men are more prone to taking risky bets with little payoff

Interesting NY Times piece this weekend that makes the case for more diversity in stressed decison making:
“Credit Suisse examined almost 2,400 global corporations from 2005 to 2011 — including the years directly preceding and following the financial crisis — and found that large-cap companies with at least one woman on their boards outperformed comparable companies with all-male boards by 26 percent”.