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Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Time for a new gender-equality playbook

– The old one isn’t working. We need bolder leadership and more exacting execution.
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How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

– Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely... to inspire others to take firmer action.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Straight talk about gender diversity in the boardroom and beyond

– In these interview excerpts, leaders describe their efforts at promoting gender equality on boards and explore the challenges... that still linger.
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Reinventing the workplace for greater gender diversity

– Three efforts could kick-start progress to get more women in leadership positions.
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What’s stalling progress for women at work?

– Corporate America’s gender-diversity programs are falling short. Companies need to think differently to ignite change.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom

– Bridging the gender gap in the United Kingdom could increase GDP by billions of pounds over the next decade and add 840,000 female... employees to the workforce.
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Women in the Workplace 2016

– In corporate America, women fall behind early and keep losing ground with every step.
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CEO transitions: The science of success

– New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major... moves—and to know when to make them.
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Six secrets to true originality

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What CEOs are reading

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Adapting your board to the digital age

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