To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points say Alexis Krivkovich, Eric Kutcher and Lareina Yee of McKinsey in this report on breaking down the gender challenge.
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The gender balance at the top of British business is improving but how close are we really to achieving true gender equality and diversity? This report reflects on the 25% target set for FTSE 100 boards to improve representation of women and sets out Lord Davies's next step recommendations.
Women remain underrepresented across organisations - especially at senior levels of leadership. This report from McKinsey offers a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.
The representation of women on corporate boards continues to increase, but the number of women leading boards still remains low globally. Overall, women now hold 12 percent of seats worldwide with only 4 percent chairing boards. This fourth edition report from Deloitte outlines the efforts of 49 countries to increase the number of women occupying board seats.
Progress is being made to increase the number of women on boards. But why does gender diversity in the boardroom make fundamental business sense? What are the key benefits of having a good gender balance on boards? The CIPD consider.
In 2011, Lord Davies made the recommendation that by 2015, 25% of board members in FTSE companies should be women. What progress has been made towards this target? Has there been any noticeable changes? Norman Broadbent discuss developments in board diversity.
Six out of ten of the largest companies in Britain are failing to reach government targets for 25% of FTSE 100 directors to be female by 2015. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has published it's October report monitoring the progression of women on boards.
Boards across Europe are progressing, with more widespread gender and national diversity. Recruitment group Egon Zehnder has profiled the boards of more than 350 of the largest companies across 17 European countries to offer its findings and analysis of this topical issue.
Is gender diversity to the benefit of all stakeholders? Credit Suisse analyse board structure and whether increased diversity means increased financial performance.
What are the roadblocks on the path to women in senior management and what can be done to promote more gender equality in business? Grant Thornton consider.