5 Hurdles Women Leaders Face In Organizations
It isn’t news that there is a significant gender gap in leadership, but the reasons for this gap are more complicated than we know. A study conducted by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org’s Women in the Workplace elucidated that women have been doing their part, which is earning more degrees as compared to men, negotiating salaries and asking for promotions at the same rate as male employees, and also staying in the workforce at the same rate as their male counterparts.
Despite these improvements, the slow realization of real advancement indicates that the issue goes deeper. To understand this better, we will take a closer look at some of the external and internal hurdles women in leadership face.