Girl power: why politics needs more female talent

The world will become a better place for both genders when women get a fair share of influence.

http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/girl-power-politics-needs-female-talent/

Written by Alyssa McMurtry

The article sites a study conducted by Margarita Mayo, professor of leadership at IE Business School, that suggests that despite their success, women are generally more affected by criticism.

 

 

A Nobel Prize in diversity?

The tiny proportion of women and non-white winners underscores the need to reconfigure our human structures to allow talent to flourish. http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/nobel-prize-diversity/ Written by James Badcock The author cites Celia De Anca professor of global diversity at IE Business School and Director of the IE Center for Diversity in Global Management in her views on…

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Is It OK for a Bunch of Men to Lead a “Women in the Workforce” ?

Gender equality is not a “women’s issue” — it’s a huge political, economic, and social opportunity. It is a massive business issue that more than 75% of corporate CEOs currently put on their agenda of top 10 issues.

The post discusses various aspects of this opportunity.

https://hbr.org/2017/02/is-it-ok-for-a-bunch-of-men-to-lead-a-women-in-the-workforce-initiative?utm_campaign=hbr&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

 

The IE Centre for Diversity hereby announces its call for applications for the 2017 IE Women in Business Awards to identify the most outstanding women in positions of leadership.

The IE Centre for Diversity is strongly committed to supporting women in their transition to senior management and leadership positions. The IE Centre for Diversity hereby announces its call for applications for the 2017 IE Women in Business Awards to identify the most outstanding women in positions of leadership   Apply for 2017 IE Women…

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Taking care of business: the impact of culture and gender on entrepreneurs’ blended value creation goals

We examine entrepreneurs’ economic, social, and environmental goals for value creation for their new ventures. Drawing on ethics of care and theories of societal post-materialism, we develop a set of hypotheses predicting patterns of value creation across gender and countries. Using a sample of 15,141 entrepreneurs in 48 countries from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, we…

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Margarita Mayo recognized by Thinkers 50

Margarita Mayo (@margaritmayo; margaritamayo.com)  has been shortlisted in Thinkers 50 2017. Mayo is a professor of leadership and organizational behaviour at IE Business School in Madrid. A Fulbright Alumni of Harvard University, her work has appeared in leading academic journals as well as international 8 media. A research award winner at the Center for Creative…

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