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Female Managers Make Fairer Pay Decisions Than Male Counterparts

  • Male managers pay less if it comes out of their own pay packet
  • Study comes as Europe mandates more diversity at board level

If you want a fairer pay packet, you have a better chance of getting it with a female manager, according to new research. 

When given the task of deciding how much to compensate employees for a set task, male managers chose to keep more for themselves than their female counterparts, according to the findings of researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.