Saturday 23 September 2017

Lorraine Courtney: Are female bosses simply hardwired to be bitches when they're in charge?

Meryl Streep as boss-from-Hell Miranda Priestly in 'The Devil Wears Prada' – statistics suggest that many workers would prefer to work for a man
Meryl Streep as boss-from-Hell Miranda Priestly in 'The Devil Wears Prada' – statistics suggest that many workers would prefer to work for a man

MANY moons ago, replacing a pompous, pin-striped male boss with an empathetic and sympathetic female one would have been a pipe dream.

But years on, as women are steadily filling management positions, statistics suggest that many of us would actually prefer to work for a man.

This month, Lauren Weisberger is back with her sequel to 'The Devil Wears Prada', the Hollywood hit and bestseller about the despotic female editor who reduces her staff to jelly, tears and, occasionally, nervous breakdowns.

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