New research from Accenture finds that women are 22 percent less likely to reach manager level than their male peers, however creating a culture of equality can make a difference.
Key points include:
Creating a culture of equality unlocks human potential, and leaders need to be able to define and implement strategies that can make a tangible difference.
While there are a number of social and economic barriers to equality in the workplace, including educational disparities, childcare, domestic responsibilities and cultural biases, an organization’s culture can hold women back too.
According to data collated from national and international statistical agencies, globally, on average, women currently earn US$73 for every US$100 a man earns.
Accenture found that there are almost three times more women on the fast track in organisations with at least one female senior leader than in organizations in which all senior leaders are male.