Everyday Moments of Truth
Bain & Company surveyed more than 1,000 men and women in the US at all career levels, asking specifically about their interest in pursuing a top management position. They discovered that over time, women’s aspiration levels drop more than 60 percent, while men’s stay the same.
Women in Enterprise: A
According to this detailed study of UK women and entrepreneurship produced for RBS by Aston Business School, women do not have any individual or collective entrepreneurial deficit. Instead, this report finds that it is a combination of challenge and choice. Whilst there is clearly a cultural challenge, women also choose to use entrepreneurship differently.
Women in Enterprise:
A Different Perspective
This Royal Bank of Scotland survey of characteristics of the women’s entrepreneurship market in the UK finds evidence that women-owned firms outperform men’s in many cases. Among other notable findings: Women-led businesses are significantly less likely than men’s to use external sources of financing, even when other factors are controlled.
EBRD Good Practice Notes: Family Friendly Working and Work-Life Balance
This report looks at three inter-related aims of modern human resources management: the promotion of gender equality, family-friendly working practices, and an appropriate work-life balance.