Davos Women Diminished as Male Discussion Skips Key Views
Bloomberg, US, 28 January 2013
INSEAD Professor, Herminia Ibarra, sees the “cliff at the mid-career level” as one of the biggest barriers to progress for women in climbing to the top of organisations. Panel on Women in Economic Decision-Making with Viviane Reding, Christine Lagarde.
Do more women on boards lead to more women in Senior Management?
Business Review, China, 23 January 2013
INSEAD Professor, Annet Aris, examines whether board gender quotes efficiently increase the representation of women in Senior Management? - In Chinese
Boards face more work in today's volatility
The Strait Times, Singapore,19 June 2012
More frequent review of strategy, diverse expertise crucial says Professor Jean-François Manzoni.
Boards need to include specialists with expertise in diverse areas such as having skills crucial to the business or being able to connect directly with specific stakeholders. This may entail having more younger people or women as board members.
Le Genre et le Pouvoir
Les Echos, France, 6 March 2012
Deloitte, Essec and EPWN (European Professional Women’s Network) launched a guide for women wishing to be on boards which includes a description of existing programmes for Directors taking place in France. The INSEAD International Directors Programme is described, and commented by one participant of the programme, Marie-Laure Pochon, EVP at Lundbeck. "Administrateur(e) au féminin", www.europeanpwn.net
How to Lift Women Leaders out of the 'Pink Ghetto'
Bloomberg Businessweek, USA, 23 May 12
INSEAD Professor Herminia Ibarra talks about why mid-career and senior women tend to be found disproportionally in staff jobs, or "pink ghettos," relative to men.
Schools promote Women on Board
Prof. Ludo Van der Heyden was interviewed following EU VP Viviane Reding’s call for more Women on Boards (30% by 2015 and 40% by 2020) and talks about INSEAD's alumnae potential
Where Final Step is hardest to reach: The Female Factor
International Herald Tribune, 2011
Companies struggle to put women at the top. They realize that it’s really about changing the culture, says Prof Herminia Ibarra.
Women and Leadership - Why aren’t women viewed as visionary?
Chief Executive, December 2009
Professor Herminia Ibarra and INSEAD PhD student Otilia Obodaru asked why so few women succeed as business leaders. Their results suggest that “the vision thing” plays a bigger role than one might think.