Report by the Financial Times on the current status of Women in Business for International Women's Day 2017. The report includes country articles on the US, UK and Japan and industry articles on hospitality, the arts, and technology. It also provides the latest data on the pay gap globally, strategies for companies to promote women in their workforce, networking and recruiting practices.
Read the article here. (3/6/2017, Financial Times)
Grant Thornton provides recommendations to increase women in senior leadership, with a particular focus on how men and women approach assessment of risk differently, and how diverse management teams can improve business decision making around risk.
Read the full report here. (March 2017, Grant Thornton)
This article examines how workplace conditions affect the ambitions of female employees regarding promotion. The author concludes that while women on average have less ambition for promotion compared to men, the management styles of supervisors and efforts of a company to promote career advancement for its employees can have important effects on ambition.
Read the full article here. (07/12/16, Japan Labor Review)
In this working paper, authors from the Petersen Institute for International Economics use the results from a global survey of firms to examine the relationship between the presence of women in corporate leadership positions and a firm's performance.
Read the full article here. (February 2016, Petersen Institute)
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