Women leaders in big business ‘set up’ to fail

March 26, 2007 at 3:05 pm Leave a comment

A new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found that women are more likely to be offered leadership positions in poorly performing FTSE 100 companies.

The report explored the ‘glass cliff’ phenomenon, in which women are preferentially selected for more risky leadership roles, associated with crisis management.

Read this story on the Enterprising Women site.

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