One is the Loneliest Number

Put an end to the costly workplace isolation experienced by many women by clustering them on teams and improving the promotion process.

What You Need to Know About Women at Work

Around the world, women are paid at lower rates and wages than men and are less likely to be promoted. They also tend to work in different sectors. The implications are everyone’s business.

Sandrine Devillard, Vivian Hunt, and Lareina Yee

Drawing on research in behavioral psychology and what McKinsey calls the “organizational health” of a company, we showed that women tend to encourage a more participatory decision-making process, such as improving the “working environment” component of organizational health. Men, meanwhile, tend to take corrective action more frequently when objectives are not achieved to bolster the “coordination and control” component of organizational health. Not all women … [ Read more ]

Women in the Workplace 2017

More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo.

Unlocking the Power of Data in Sales

Analytics plays an increasingly important role in B2B sales—and high-performing sales organizations take it to a new level to differentiate themselves from the also-rans.

Breaking Down the Gender Challenge

To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points.

The next revolution in interactions

For improving performance and gaining competitive advantage, offshoring and the latest advances in technology seem to grab all the headlines. Yet building a sustainable advantage requires much more. Employees whose jobs can’t be automated-any company’s high-value decision makers-hold the key to boosting productivity, so making them more effective can create an edge that competitors won’t replicate easily.