Press coverage from the Confernece
Bringing women onto boards, by quota
Financial Post, Nov 5, 2010 Read more
Lite styr rundt styrekvotering
Dagens Næringsliv, Oct 12, 2010 Read more
Kvinnelige styremedlemmer i ASA selskaper
Aftenposten, Oct 13, 2010 Read more
Fornøyd med kvoteringen
Aftenposten, Oct 14, 2010 Read more
www.newsinenglish.no, Oct 14, 2010 Read more
Mange land følger Norge
Oct. 15, 2010 Read more
Ønsker flere kvinner til topps
Oct. 12, 2010 Read more
Trist over at selskaper vil unngå kvinner
Oct. 15, 2010 Read more
Dagens Næringsliv, Oct 14, 2010 Read more
ASA - ingen flukt fra kvinner
Oct. 19, 2010 Read more
Where quotas can succeed
The Sunday Times, Oct. 24, 2010 Read more
The Female Factor - Getting Women Into Boardrooms by Law
By Nicola Clark
Jan 27, 2010
The New York Times
Norway set a legal quota for the percentage of company board members that must be women, and other European nations are following suit. Read more
Does the Market Really Disapprove of Women on Norwegian Boards?
By FC Expert Blogger Kate Sweetman
Feb 25, 2010
An interview with University of Michigan financial researcher Dr. Amy Dittmar sets the record straight on study University of Michigan study on the aftermath of the quota law in Norway. Read more
Norway’s Boards: Two Years Later, What Difference Do Women Make?
By FC Expert Blogger Kate Sweetman
Mon Jul 13, 2009
Insights from interviews with a number of Norwegian board members and chairs. Read more
Harvard Business Review
Women in Management: Delusions of Progress
by Nancy M. Carter and Christine Silva
New research shows we’re a lot further from achieving parity than we thought. What went wrong? Read more
The Female Economy
By Michael J. Silverstein, Kate Sayre
Sep 01, 2009
As a market, women represent an opportunity bigger than China and India combined. They control USD 20 trillion in consumer spending, and that figure could reach USD 28 trillion in the next five years. Read more
Meeting the Diversity Challenge at PepsiCo: The Steve Reinemund Era
by David A. Thomas, Stephanie J Creary
Aug 17, 2009.
This case profiles PepsiCo's diversity journey under the leadership of former chairman and CEO Steve Reinemund who instituted diversity as one of the company's strategic imperatives. Read more
Women Gain (Hidden) Ground in the Boardroom
by Dan R. Dalton, Catherine M. Dalton
Jan 01, 2009
Although women are making slow inroads onto the boards of the Fortune 500, those who have arrived are gaining influence at a good clip. Read more
London Business School
Centre for Women in Business
Exploring gender diversity and the role of women in the workplace Mission: to be the pre-eminent research centre for leadership and knowledge on women in business in Europe, creating a vital bridge between academia and business.
The glass ceiling: Why women struggle to achieve top levels in business
By Dr Elisabeth Kelan
In a podcast, Dr Elisabeth Kelan, Research Fellow at the Lehman Brothers Centre for Women, talks about why women struggle to achieve top levels in business. Listen
Inspiring Women: Corporate Best Practice in Europe
This research describes the initiatives that European companies are taking to inspire women at work. It focuses on the practices and processes that have a gender implication, e.g. those that can have a specific impact on women's experience, or have been designed to address a specific issue that women potentially face. Read more
Innovative Potential: Men and Women in Teams
In companies around the world executives are putting the capacity for innovation top of their strategic agenda. In this research we take a closer look at the role - if any - that gender plays in innovative teams, and make some recommendations about how companies can build and enhance their innovative capacity through team gender composition. Read more
The Reflexive Generation: Young Professionals' Perspectives on Work, Career and Gender
Organisations know they do not yet understand the needs and perspectives of Generation Y and need to know how this generation can be managed. In a time when old structures like jobs for life are breaking down or disappearing for good the individual is increasingly in charge of shaping his or her own career, skill set and financial planning.
In this research we find that Generation Y are in a 'feedback loop' where their past influences their present and future experiences. The 'feedback loop' allows them to re-invent themselves. Consequently we have called them the "Reflexive Generation".
McKinsey & Company
Leadership through the crisis and after: McKinsey Global Survey results
By Georges Desvaux, Sandrine Devillard, and Sandra Sancier-Sultan, Oct. 2009, McKinsey Quarterly
The behavior executives see as most helpful for managing performance through and after the crisis
- inspiration and defining expec-tations and rewards - has been shown by a previous McKinsey study to be used more often by female leaders. Read more
A business case for women
By Georges Desvaux, Sandrine Devillard-Hoellinger, and Mary C. Meaney
The gender gap isn’t just an image problem: our research suggests that it can have real implications for company performance. Some companies have taken effective steps to achieve greater parity.
As part of its partnership with the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society McKinsey has been developing knowledge about gender diversity and corporate performance for the past two years. These insights have led to the publication of the Women Matter reports.
Women Matter 3
Report to be published soon....
Women Matter 2 (October 2008)
This report aims at understanding how exactly female leaders contribute to improve corporate performance, and whether their specific contribution is a key factor in meeting tomorrow’s business challenges. Women Matter (october 2007)
Women Matter (October 2007)
The "Women Matter" study aims at assessing the impact of gender diversity on companies' performance. It shows that the companies where women are most strongly represented at board or top-management level are also the companies that perform best, on both organizational and financial performance.
Centered leadership: How talented women thrive
By Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, and Rebecca A. Craske
A new approach to leadership can help women become more self-confident and effective business leaders. Read more
The challenge of hiring and retaining women: An interview with the head of HR at eBay
By John R. McPherson and Lenny T. Mendonca
Beth Axelrod discusses how companies can
do better at hiring, retaining, and promoting women. Read more
Seeing beyond the woman: An interview with a pioneering academic and board member
By Mary C. Meaney
Sandra Dawson addresses the changing role of women in business over the last 40 years.
How Women Leaders Find Success and Happiness
By Joanna Barsh
Oct 23, 2009
BusinessWeek Research shows there are five prac-tices that can lead to satisfaction on the job and at home, and they can be mastered by anyone.
The INSEAD Gender Diversity Initiative
It was formed in 2008 to coordinate, support and celebrate the school’s many activities relating to women’s participation in business and business education. Read more
Women and the Vision Thing
by Herminia Ibarra and Otilia Obodaru
The good news is that in a study of executives, women did better than men on several measures. The bad news is that women fell significantly behind in one key area: vision. Read more
For a selection of articles posted by INSEAD
20-first - Building gendered balance business
20-first works with progressive global companies around the world interested in responding to both halves of the market and optimizing both halves of the talent pool – the male and female halves. Read more
Cranfield School of Management, International Centre for Women Leaders.
"The Centre aims first to understand the issues facing senior women managers, and second the impact of organizational and personal factors on women's managerial careers."