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Changing the Players to Change the Game: Leveraging the Power of Women in Senior Management

Series: INSEAD women in business Publisher: 2009Language: EnglishType of Content: PresentationType of document: AudiovisualNote: In the EU, women account for only 11% of membership of boards of directors and supervisory boards. In the US, fewer than one third of the leading 1,500 companies had even a single women among their top executives in 2006. Yet research has shown the presence of women in corporate management teams can significantly and quantifiably improve companies' organizational and financial performance. - How exactly do female leaders contribute to improve corporate performance? What is the value that women bring to senior management? - How can companies successfully increase the hiring, retention and promotion of female executives? - And is the pursuit of gender diversity really worth the investment? Is the specific contribution of women a critical success factor for a company's future? The panellists. Horacio Falcao: INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences Christina Pantin: Editor for South East Asia and Pacific, Reuters News Cynthia Owens: Founder, AsianEdge executive training and consulting Penny Low: Founder and President, Social Innovation Park
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In the EU, women account for only 11% of membership of boards of directors and supervisory boards. In the US, fewer than one third of the leading 1,500 companies had even a single women among their top executives in 2006. Yet research has shown the presence of women in corporate management teams can significantly and quantifiably improve companies' organizational and financial performance.

- How exactly do female leaders contribute to improve corporate performance? What is the value that women bring to senior management?
- How can companies successfully increase the hiring, retention and promotion of female executives?
- And is the pursuit of gender diversity really worth the investment? Is the specific contribution of women a critical success factor for a company's future?

The panellists.

Horacio Falcao: INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences
Christina Pantin: Editor for South East Asia and Pacific, Reuters News
Cynthia Owens: Founder, AsianEdge executive training and consulting
Penny Low: Founder and President, Social Innovation Park

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