For many years, we’ve known intuitively that having women in top leadership positions means superior organizational performance.
+ Pepperdine University reported that businesses with more women in leadership reported better financial results than those with fewer women leaders.
+ The Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that the only high predictor of a group’s creativity and effectiveness was the number of women in the group.
+ Harvard Business School reported that peers, bosses, direct reports, and associates rated senior executive women up to 10% better as leaders than male senior executives.
+ Credit-Suisse Research Institute found that companies with women on their boards outperformed those with all male boards.
The question is What is it women leaders do that is so effective?