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Breaking Down the Gender Challenge

Women in the workplace face a challenging climb to the top On average across industries, only 18 out of every 100 C-suite executives in the United States are women. 1 - C-suite 18 2 - Senior vice president 24 3 - Vice president 27 4 - Senior manager/director 32 5 - Manager 39 6 - Entry level 45 While some industries are better at recruiting women at entry level, none succeed in advancing women into top management at the same rate as men. Energy and basic materials Media Retail and Logistics and transportation Healthcare and Hospitality Financial and Automotive Technology: software and and industrial manufacturing pharmaceuticals professional and telecom consumer goods services hardware 13 15 15 19 20 25 13 12 19 23 25 22 25 14 1 19 30 30 29 32 24 17 25 35 22 21 |32 30 25 24 22 37 3 38 47 41 46 40 36 18 51 50 46 43 30 30 22 6. 59 64 52 47 46 48 37 35 26 100% 100% By studying where women lose traction compared with men, companies learn the right questions to ask themselves. I How do we IAre we IDo we have I Do we I Do we have I Do we have a significant gender disparity in our entry-level applicant pool? Why? I How can we avoid incorpo- I Do we have IWhat quantita- tive targets could we track to flexibility programs sponsoring and mentoring our senior high-potential programs aimed at supporting early-tenure entry-level recruitment criteria that are truly ensure that we are understand rating biases into promotion decisions and aimed at talented how external drawing on the organization's full improve the gender diversity of our recruiting women in middle- and lateral range of talent when making and senior-level hires affect our women, and objective, and can what is the thereby ensure a level playing management roles, and what is their we spot and interrupt women? pipeline? promotion utilization rate for pipeline in a decisions? field? utilization rate? these programs? unconscious bias? meaningful way? Source: 2015 joint research by Leanln.Org and McKinsey; data collected from 30,000 employees at 118 companies across nine industries McKinsey&Company

Breaking Down the Gender Challenge

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A breakdown of the levels of business management and where Women fail to thrive compared to Men by key industry.


Richard Johnson


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