Diversity

3 Measures for Destroying the Glass Ceiling and Promoting More Women to CEO

Have prospects for women business leaders improved, worsened, or stayed the same over the last decade? The answer is all of the above depending on what measures one looks at.

Women CEOs: Want to Earn a Board Seat? Advice from Those Who Made It

On November 17th, in cities around the country, leaders will participate in a “National Conversation on Board Diversity.” This annual event, led by 2020 Women on Boards, is running a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by 2020.

For LGBT Executives, Coming Out Could Help them Succeed

Gay rights have come a long way in the past decade, to the point where the leaders of some of the world's best-known brands are open about their sexuality.

‘Tolerance is for Cowards’: AT&T CEO Calls on Better Race Relations in Rousing Speech

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has delivered a rare and passionate address about race relations to the telecom giant's employees, calling on them to more openly discuss tensions he said were "ripping apart the very fabric of our communities."

Are Stereotypes and Double Standards a Hindrance to Female CEOs?

Should female CEOs be worried about skewed gender perceptions and a double standard when it comes to their performance or that of their company? It appears so.

Are Female CEOs More Bullied by Investors?

More than a quarter of female CEOs became targets of shareholder activism over a recent 10-year period, providing further evidence that men still enjoy a smoother run at the top, according to a new study.

Is Your Board Diverse Enough? A Recent Survey Says No

CEOs who haven’t taken a long look at the makeup of their companies’ board of directors in a while should take the time to do so now. There is a lack of diversity across all boardrooms—and a pressing need to turn the tide.

Female Entrepreneurs are Becoming Important Players in the Middle Market

Today, women are underrepresented in the S&P 500, but it's a different story in the mid-market. According to the Middle Market Power Index by American Express and Dun & Bradstreet, the middle market represents a promising landscape for women entrepreneurs.

Why the CEO Is the Other Chief Diversity Officer

Corporations have been talking about diversity and the need to create diverse leadership teams for some time, yet the slow pace of change indicates that something is missing.

Why Equal Pay for Women Is a Smart Business Move

Equal pay for equal work has become a hot button political and social issue. But there are solid financial reasons why this should be part of your business strategy.
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Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
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Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.