What are Organizational and Cultural Barriers in the Workplace to Women Advancing to the C-Suite?
Rapp, Katie; Yoon, Joy
Although gender diversity in the workplace has been a “hot topic” and corporate priority for many years, women’s participation in the labor market has not significantly increased since 1990. Today, women are underrepresented in organizations across the United States and globally, and the gender disparity in the pipeline proves greatest at senior leadership levels. This executive summary focuses on the organizational and social barriers that hinder women’s career advancement as well as strategies for addressing these obstacles.
human resources; women in the workplace; C-suite; cultural barriers; organizational barriers; diversity; inclusion; labor market; gender disparity; social barriers; good old boy; culture; minorities; senior level positions; role models; sponsorship; social capital; senior management; talent management; leadership development; work life balance; gender diversity; gender bias; training; unconscious bias; performance management; leadership model
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