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Female Leaders
08
Mar

Empowering future female leaders through an MBA

According to the FT’s 2018 ranking, women make up an average of 42 percent of MBA participants at the top ten US Business Schools and 36 percent at the top ten European schools.  Diversity in the classroom is essential as classrooms need to reflect a realistic and global working environment for participants, not only in terms of nationalities and age, but also gender.  One of women’s concerns about business education...
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Future Leaders
22
Feb

Why are women naturally better suited to 21st century leadership

In the 20th Century, traditional leaders predominantly led in a way that could be characterised as an authoritarian one; ‘know everything and tell people what to do’. In a world that changed relatively slowly, knowledge was power. 30 years ago a leader could hold in their heads about 75% of the information needed to do...
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05
Oct

Female leaders boost the bottom line

Working in a diverse team is rarely as comfortable as being with people who look and think like you do. But a growing body of research is beginning to demonstrate that companies run by such teams perform better. This report by McKinsey used publicly available data from 2012-2015 to analyse gender diversity at the executive...
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22
Aug

Obstacles that all modern female leaders face

Since the beginning of time, women have found themselves as traditional homemakers who raised children, while men have mostly gone to work in order to provide financial stability for their families. Although these dynamics are still present in some societies, more modern-day cultures have embraced the dominant role of women in the workplace. Even more...
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18
Aug

Less than one-fifth of the world’s top universities are led by women, research reveals

Just 18 per cent of the top 200 universities are led by women, according to data. Research of data by Times Higher Education World University Rankings discovered that less than one-fifth of the universities have a female at their helm. Whilst this is a slight increase from 2016’s data, which saw 17 per cent representation,...
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10
Aug

How can women respond to challenges facing UK’s female leaders?

If you’re a female leader (or aspiring leader) in Britain, you face quite a few challenges. The number of women in key leadership positions in 2017 leaves a lot to be desired, while more and more organisations are lifting the lid on their own gender pay gap deficiencies. A new report on FTSE 100 CEOs...
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29
Mar

Women better suited to leadership in almost all areas

Women are better suited to leadership than their male counterparts in almost all areas, according to new research. The survey, conducted by Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, found that female leaders scored higher than men in four of the five categories measured. Women ranked higher in initiative and clear communication, openness and ability to innovate, sociability...
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Businesswoman showing leadership skills by leading in a boardroom
08
Mar

Siemens and Talking Talent launch Women into Leadership programme

Siemens has joined forces with one of the UK’s leading gender coaching consultancies, Talking Talent, to launch its Women into Leadership programme. The programme aims to accelerate the progression of its high potential women and improve the gender balance at the top of the organisation. National trends illustrate an erosion of gender diversity with seniority,...
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