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“Quick wins” good for diversity

Moving women quickly into senior roles in traditionally female-dominated areas makes good sense for achieving quick wins, but a long term approach requires a different strategy. In particular, a strategy for avoiding backlash is required. Check out more comments at …

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What stops women from reaching the top?

Chief Executive Women has just released a survey of over 800 managers which sought their views on barriers to women’s progress. Read the Report. One of the reports key findings is that the business case is still not clear. Despite considerable …

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Quotas and the merit myth

You are what you measure, what gets measured gets done…. ‘If we want to change what CEOs care about, we should change what we measure’ (Dan Ariely, HBR 2009). Familiar mantras in management, until we get to the representation of …

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