Friday, October 30, 2009

The Power of Women in the Boardroom

A recent study shows important factors of women in the boardroom in helping a board of directors become more effective.

Important findings, the good:
  • Perspective
  • Dynamic
  • Teamwork
  • Less ego driven
  • Good questions
  • Challenging status quo
  • Great energy, drive and commitment

Important findings, the weaknesses:

  • lower self confidence
  • either too passive or too aggressive
  • tend to be perfectionists

Read the article 6 Perspectives on Women in the Boardroom, Plus 3 Tips for an Effective Board: FTSE 100 Breakfast Panel at the Glass Hammer for the full information.

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