Today, more professional women are rising to the top than ever. About a third of managers in the United States are women, and 5% of Fortune 500 companies now have female CEOs. These numbers, of course, are still underwhelming. Companies may be hiring diverse candidates, but they aren’t taking the next step to build inclusive cultures. Boston Consulting Group experts examine how businesses can work on every level to make sure everyone’s voice is heard. The article could use more specific examples, but it’s still a helpful primer to prompt senior leaders to make workplace cultures more welcoming to all kinds of people.
About the Authors
Frances Brooks Taplett, Matt Krentz, Justin Dean and Gabrielle Novacek are core members and company leaders at the Boston Consulting Group.