Insights and Events

Discover the latest insights, news and events for female leaders.

Source: INSEAD

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

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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”.

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’.

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 and those of its environment is essential to last and generate profits.

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!

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, what for???

For a lot of companies, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development remain relatively vague concepts. They speak about it, they think of it, but they are very few to set up a true strategy.

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.

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.

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,…..for innovation keeps coming back,…..each time in a new avatar, hence for me to talk about innovation is neither stale,…..nor a stale-mate,…..instead it’s […]

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?

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.

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.

Why aren’t there more women on boards?

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

Challenging myths about women in leadership

What are the assumptions holding women back from senior leadership?

What holds women back in business?

Some of the most powerful people in the world are women. So why do they represent just 5% of the CEO roles in Fortune 500 businesses?

Slide show: 7 deadly myths about women

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

Slide show: The rise of women in leadership

Women make up half of middle management, yet less than ten per cent of the C-suite. So what’s stopping them from stepping up and taking on more roles at a senior level?

Training & Events

Women be European board ready 10+1

ESSEC – April 2, 2019

Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)

INSEAD’s modular Global Executive MBA programme (GEMBA) is delivered in fully integrated campuses across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change

The INSEAD Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change (EMCCC) is a degree programme unlike any other.

Executive Master in Finance

INSEAD prides itself in having a world-class faculty, close links to the international business community and a participative teaching style.

Press Coverage

Press release: Female Executive Search Appoints its own Female MD Attitudes to Gender Equality in the Boardroom Appear to be Shifting Attitudes to gender equality in the boardroom appear to be shifting, according to CEO Worldwide survey

Press release: Attitudes to gender equality in the boardroom appear to be shifting, according to new survey CEO Worldwide Announces New ‘Direct Contact’ Approach for Freelance Executives CEO Worldwide debuts Female Executive Search recruitment platform CEO Worldwide Launches Female Executive Search Female-only Executive Search firm launched CEO Worldwide launches women-only C-suite recruitment platform CEO Worldwide launches Female Executive Search