Women tend to find collaboration, empathy and team-building easier than men. A growing body of evidence indicates what we have suspected for a long time, that without enough of these traits at work in your leadership team, performance may suffer. Most of us are subject to unconscious bias whether we like it or not.
Simply put, greater gender diversity in leadership helps with managing risk, growing revenue and increasing innovation. There are complexities of course, for example when too few women come forward for certain roles, but those companies that achieve a better balance reap the rewards:
I’ll work with your organization to get to the heart of the matter and find out how energized your women leaders really are. We’ll find out what is working, what might work even better, and generate action to close the gap.
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¹Firms with More Women in the C-Suite Are More Profitable | Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Tyler Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics | Published by Harvard Business Review 2016
²Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives: What Change Agents Need To Know | Jeanine Prime, Corinne A. Moss-Racusin © 2009 Catalyst
³The Bottom Line: Corporate performance and women’s representation on boards, Catalyst 2007
⁴The Great Female Corporate Quit: Will You Stay Or Will You Go? – Aspire 2014 Special Report