The Persistent Underrepresentation of Women in Management

One of my latest blog posts about accompanying partners in expatriation touched on the continuously changing perceptions of female gender roles, especially concerning their work-life empowerment. Indeed, in most developed economies – primarily Europe and North America – women account for nearly half of the overall workforce, according to World Bank statistics. Yet, when it […]

Winning through Diversity? The Case of Multicultural Management Teams

Given the increasingly global business environment, establishing management teams that consist of members from different countries of origin would appear to become necessary practice. Multicultural business requires multicultural management – isn’t this what common wisdom would suggest? Does the cultural diversity of management teams really benefit global companies?