Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • Women in developed countries more educated than men, but still earn less: OECD | Reuters

    5 October 2017

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in developed countries are now more educated than men, yet they still earn less, are poorly represented in politics, and less likely to join the top ranks in business or become an entrepreneur, a global think-tank said on Wednesday. From Canada, Japan, Norway to Australia, young women on average earn almost 15 percent less than men, even though they are more educated, said the Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

    Read the full article at reuters.com

  • Reality Check: Do women make companies richer?

    5 October 2017

    Reality Check: Do women make companies richer? BBC News 7 hrs ago "Having women on company boards leads to better financial performance" came the headlines from report after report, highlighting a business statistic guaranteed to capture the imagination and prompt debate. What better way to encourage companies to focus on equality and diversity than to make them think of their bottom line?

    Read the full article at MSN.com

  • Women Matter: Ten years of insights on gender diversity

    5 October 2017

    A decade into our research, we highlight key findings—and invite 16 global leaders to look at how to increase gender diversity in corporations and imagine the inclusive company of the future.

    Read the full article at McKinsey & Company

  • LSE Business Review – Think manager, think male: Stereotypes that the media help reinforce

    22 September 2017

    Popular stories in the media often reinforce misperceptions of women leaders by speculating about how they are different from men. They ‘sell’ because these stories seem to resonate with an unfailing belief about women and men, even if research shows the premises behind them are simply wrong and rooted in gender biases or stereotypes. Unfortunately gender stereotyping is alive and well in business, and men and women participate equally.

    Read the full article at LSE Blogs

  • Women at the cutting edge of sustainability

    22 September 2017

    Women at the cutting edge of sustainability NAINA LAL KIDWAI Tweet Well-equipped: To meet the challenges Their leadership skills have come to the fore in India’s sanitation initiative. This can extend to coping with climate change Research from the world over suggests that when women contribute, economies grow. Yet the socio-political set-up in many developing countries does not provide a favourable environment for women to work to their full potential.

    Read the full article at Business Line

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