Women Matter 2010: Increasing Shareholder Value

Apr 20, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Alice Korngold's Blog

In order to improve your company's financial performance, provide a way forward for women to advance to senior positions. In its new study, Women Matter 2010, McKinsey & Company established the link between the presence of women in leadership and better financial results. This is the firm's fourth annual study addressing women and leadership.

Women Matter 2010

The study confirms the gender gap in top management and on executive committees, provides "fact-based" observations about how the gender gap impedes corporate success, identifies barriers to women's advancement, and makes recommendations for change. Why should companies care? Women Matter 2010 makes the case that women comprise a vital consumer base; provide a source of high quality talent in a competitive market; and have a positive impact on organizational and financial performance.

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