July 2013: Are Women Better Leaders than Men?

In this month’s ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) we explore the leadership strengths and remaining challenges for women leaders.  There is some great stuff in here from McKinsey which has published a series of reports since 2007.


Are Women Better Leaders than Men?
” In fact at every level, more women were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts — and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows.”


Women Matter Series from McKinsey
Since 2007, McKinsey’s Women Matter research has explored the role women play in the global workplace, their experiences and impact in senior-executive roles, and the performance benefits that companies gain from gender diversity.


Women Executives Key To Start-up Success
New Dow Jones research shows that start-ups with female executives are more likely to succeed.  For start-ups with five or more females, 61% were successful.