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Organizations that launch gender diversity initiatives haphazardly or without proper understanding can do more harm than good, explain a team of Boston Consulting Group professionals. They conducted a global survey of about 17,500 employees and more than 200 senior executives to find out what truly works. Get the highest yield on your gender diversity investments by following their three tried-and-true “imperatives.”

In this summary, you will learn

  • Which three “imperatives” will help you optimize your gender diversity investments and
  • What types of gender diversity initiatives bring measurable change.
 

About the Authors

Jennifer Garcia-Alonso, Matt Krentz, Frances Brooks Taplett, Claire Tracey and Miki Tsusaka are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.

 

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Companies want to optimize their gender diversity investments but often don’t know how. Blindly testing initiatives squanders resources, saps leaders’ confidence in the investments and discourages women. Avoid these pitfalls by heeding three “imperatives”:


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