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Economic Growth and Equality Goes Together

The International Monetary Fund has just published the paper “Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth.” According to the study, economies with high levels of inequality suffered lower growth than countries that distributed incomes more evenly. That equality seems to drive higher and more sustainable growth does not in itself support efforts to redistribute. In particular, inequality may …
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What Is The Best Employer For Female Executives?

Cisco, IBM and Procter & Gamble are among the 2014 Top 50 Companies for Executive Women list compiled by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). NAFE assesses corporate programs and policies dedicated to advancing women. In addition to the number of women in each company overall, it assesses the number of women in senior management and the …
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Gender Equality at Work

The World Bank has just published “Gender at Work.” The report highlights the need for coordinated actions to advance equal opportunities for women in the world of work. According to the study, women are more economically excluded that men, and trends suggest that in the last 20 years women’s labor participation has dismissed, dropping from …
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Leadership strategies for women by Paul Vanderbroeck

How do women leaders make it to the top of an organization? How can women stay at the top when most of their colleagues are men? What should women do to exercise leadership well? This book tells the stories of four powerful women who knew the answers to these three questions. Therefore, this book also …
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Why the World Needs Women Entrepreneurs

Women’s empowerment will be front and centre in 2014 as more companies, communities and countries invest in women’s entrepreneurship. Increasingly, they recognise what organisations from the World Bank to Coca-Cola already know: that women are crucial to economic growth around the world. Women entrepreneurs see the world through a different lens and, in turn, do …
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Spain’s Top 100 Women Leaders

IESE Professor Nuria Chinchilla is among the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain in the category of Experts and Thought Leaders, according to a ranking compiled by “Mujeres & Cía”, a leading authority on gender issues in the workplace. The women featured in the ranking are divided into 10 professional fields: academics and researchers; business communication and consultancy; …
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The Rising Role of Women in Business Globally

Passport by Euromonitor has published the datagraphic “The Rising Role of Women in Business Globally,” which provides global data on working women. The user-friendly format allows you to quickly view data and graphs related to women and employment, business, education worldwide. The fulltext of the datagraphic is available on the web to students, professors, research …
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Top 50 Women in World Business 2014

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. General Motors CEO Mary Barra, picks up top honors, followed by IBM Chairwoman and CEO Ginni Rometty, in second place and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, in third. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that include the size and importance of the woman’s business …
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Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the EU 2013

The European Commission has just published the report “Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the European Union 2013.” The study looks at the number of women in leadership positions in the EU. Overall, women account for 16.6% of board members in the largest publicly listed companies in the EU. The highest levels of female …
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