When asked who they would prefer to work for — a man or a woman — the largest chuck of employees really don't care. However, it turns out that people who report to a female boss are more engaged in their jobs than those who report to a male.

At least that's what folks told Gallup in a recent survey that combined questions about engagement and bosses.

Gallup has been following workers' opinions on their preferences in managers since 1953. Of course back then, more people preferred working for a man than a woman. And, they had little choice, since nearly all bosses were male.

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