Despite a growing body of evidence showing that greater gender diversity at the executive level leads to improved organisational performance, women continue to be underrepresented in upper management. As of June 2018, only 29% of [FTSE 100] executive director positions are held by women.
Thomas International recently completed a groundbreaking study to investigate why there is such a significant scarcity of female representation in leadership.
Download our latest whitepaper, which reveals the answers to important questions including:
- Does female and male leadership personality differ at the executive level?
- Do female and male leaders have differing levels of emotional intelligence?
- Are the behaviours associated with specific personality and emotional intelligence traits interpreted, recognised and rewarded the same way for women and men?
 Hoobler, J. M., Masterson, C. R., Nkomo, S. M., & Michel, E. J. (2018). The business case for women leaders: Meta-analysis, research critique, and path forward. Journal of Management, 44(6), 2473-2499.
 Cranfield FTSE report highlights female under representation in executive ranks. https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/som/press/cranfield-ftse-report-highlights-female-under-representation-in-executive-ranks