Why aren’t more CEOs women? 4 ways corporations can clear the path

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Research underscores women’s capabilities as corporate leaders and their positive effects on organizations. An extensive worldwide survey showed that having women at the C-suite level significantly increases profit margins. Valley News/Courtesy photo
WEXFORD, Penn. – While more women are rising to the top of the corporate ladder, a question persists: Why do female CEOs still comprise a small percentage of the highest leadership positions? Research underscores women’s capabilities as corporate leaders and their positive effects on organizations. An extensive worldwide survey showed that having women at the C-suite level significantly increases profit margins. And a study by the Harvard Business Review reported women scoring higher than men in most leadership skills. But research also partly sheds light on why women aren’t proportionately represented in corporate leadership roles.  Reasons include male-dominated corporate boards and leadership stereotypes. Not to mention that women, in addition to having the bulk
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