Friday, December 20, 2013

Bringing Gender Diversity to Top Management

Setting ambitious and public diversity targets shows that an organisation is seriously committed to gender diversity and equality; that it has senior buy-in and leadership on this issue; and that it is constantly striving to improve, rather than accept the status quo. But simply setting targets is not enough. Despite women making up nearly 50% of the labour market, there are still fewer and fewer women at the higher levels of most organisations.

According to the Alliance for Board Diversity, white men filled more than 70 percent of the seats on the boards of Fortune 500 companies between 2010 and 2012. See:

An article published in the McKinsey Quarterly shares that “advancing women to the top may be a journey, but how to do so is no longer a mystery. New research points to four principles that can help just about any company.”  Read in full here

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