BLUFDespite widespread awareness of affirmative action and some preferential policies aimed at bridging the gender disparity in management positions, new research has revealed 30 discriminatory factors that contribute to the persistence of this situation.
Diehl, Dzubinski and Stephenson writing for Fast Company Magazine, makes the following points:
- Recent studies found that of 382 leaders of the biggest multi-lateral institutions, only 47 were women.
- The percentage of women running Fortune 500 companies was only 10%.
- Organizations that fail to promote and support women in their top roles miss out on performance gains.
- Effective management can help to prevent discriminatory practices towards women.
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References from the Web :
- OCT 2022 Women in the Workplace 2022 – McKinsey & Company
- FEB 2023 Women in leadership: Why perception outpaces the pipeline and what to do about it - IBM