Tag: gender bias

Leadership & Communication

Leadership development ‘should focus on task not gender’

Women concerned about their leadership development should focus on task rather than be held back by gender discussions. This is according to Frances Hesselbein, former chief executive officer (CEO) of the Girl Scouts of the USA, who told Forbes that diversity in gender, race, culture and background brings much-needed strength to organisations around the world.…

10 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

34% of women ‘prefer’ male bosses

Over one-third of women would prefer to have a male rather than a female boss, according to a new study. Research by UK-based women's fashion retailer Hobbs revealed that only a quarter of men felt the same way. The figures showed that while 61 per cent of all respondents said they had no preference, there…

30 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights