Women Aren’t Making C-Suite, let alone Board

INSEAD Professor, Herminia Ibarra, reviews the research.

Investigating why women account for only 1.5% of CEOs in the world’s top 2000 performing companies, she finds three key themes:

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McKinsey on What Women in Business Want

Survey finds women increasingly confident of becoming leaders.

Approximately 2,500 college educated men and women were surveyed and the results showed that women who make the leap from entry level jobs to middle management and then on to senior management are not only interested in becoming leaders, but they are also increasingly confident that they can. Continue reading “McKinsey on What Women in Business Want” »


Fortune’s World Map of Leadership Development

Which firms are best at developing leaders? McKinsey is up there.

A study by Fortune and Aon Hewitt Consulting, investigates a range of factors around leadership development, including leadership strategy, succession planning and techniques for identifying high-potential junior employees. They have produced a Top 25, recognising those companies that do it best.

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