Female Executives Insights

Below you will find publications and blog posts from our vetted female executives.

Source: INSEAD

In this SlideShare, INSEAD takes a look at the persistent myths about women executives in business that need to be shattered and replaced with clear facts.

Businesses perform better when women have the same opportunities to climb the ranks and take a lead. Join the growing group of progressive companies that promote female executive diversity in their top positions. Meet our women executives.

CEO Worldwide Survey on the Reality of Executive Gender Balance

1181 C-Level and HR executives responded to a CEO Worldwide survey on the reality of gender balance in the c-suite

Executive Recruitment Is Broken

Established recruiters have somehow presided over decades of innovation across multiple sectors, without ever really taking inspiration from their clients.

Why Diversity At Board-Level Matters

The importance of having a professionally and socially diverse board cannot be overstated in today’s corporate world.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, what for?

For a lot of companies, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development remain relatively vague concepts.

Women in Business and Management: The business case for change

Our second global report on Women in Business and Management offers new insights into how gender diversity at the top improves organizational performance.

Beyond the glass ceiling: why we need women at the top

Women are better educated and more active in the labour force than ever, and are increasingly working in managerial roles.

Essence of innovation in supply chain management

Written by Shantha Martin I keep going back to innovation…and I am sure you’ll be wondering, WHY?? It is simply so, because if it wasn’t for innovation, we wouldn’t have progressed thus far,…

Probing the Minds of Elected Women Representatives on Village Councils in India

This paper aims to probe the minds of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) , the harbingers of change in rural political governance in India.

Women QUOTAS or /and efficiency on BOARDS?

The Project of law on French boards gives an occasion to exchange some views on women’s quotas but moreover to give ideas on ways to improve corporate governance on boards.

Women and their relationship to Power: Taboo or new Corporate Governance Model?

The rise of women in places of power creates an interest in looking at women’s relationship to power in a still “masculine” model.

HR: useless people and pain in your neck? Prompt the change!

In your company, HR people are (almost) useless! It is true! HR are a cost center: you have to pay the members of the team and to allocate them offices and equipment. HR are a pain in your neck!

How business schools and universities can drive the gender diversity agenda

Are business schools doing enough to push and prioritise gender diversity? For some, the answer is ‘not yet’.

Where are the Women… Capable of being Corporate Directors?

One article among others in France highlights “A scarcity of women with CEO’s experience, one of the profiles that companies are seeking widely for their board of directors”.

Data, a key component the company’s intangible assets

Prior to the “big data”, predominant in an information society, a knowledge economy, where a real “war of knowledge” reigns, the control of its data…

Article: Dare to be bold

Career advice for women from some of INSEAD’s leading female alumni.

Slide show: 5 ways to achieve self-empowerment for women

Insights from research papers and articles around the world offer five ways in which women can empower themselves.

Videos: GEMBA women

Discover a Life Without Limites is an INSEAD video series that encourages women to pursue professional and personal growth.

Multicultural and International character, and practices used to foster equal opportunities and respect for diversity

How can we encourage individual expression in the knowledge that some cultures are more inward-looking?

How to make the brand turnaround on the first biggest Global Market after US?

Work place is competitive for all (men and women) and what will make a difference is results.

Women in Leadership Roles

We investigate the reasons behind the lack of gender diversity at the highest level of business.