Gender diversity: Inspiring change
Achieving greater gender diversity and equality has long been the mantra of many Fortune 500 companies. Initially the discussion centred on fairness and equity, but has more recently shifted to a focus on – and realisation of – superior business performance. Our InDepth whitepaper explores the current cultural and Australian landscape for gender diversity, together with inhibitors to progress and strategies for success.
“The metaphor of the leaky pipeline has been used to describe how women drop out at all stages of their careers, significantly impacting on the (limited) number of available female candidates for senior roles. Women are outnumbered at all levels, and are increasingly outnumbered as they rise through the ranks. In simple terms, the leaky pipe is a systemic reflection of the inhibitors to progress identified.”