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The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce poses the question: should women comprise a larger percentage of the leadership of corporations in the U.S. in order to better serve our overall economic interests?
as posted at w2wlink.com:
Countries Winning With Women
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman argued in their book Womenonomics that “There’s a sound business reason why Norway now mandates that corporate boards be 40 percent female. And why Hermes, the only French company to outperform expectations during the recession, also has, you guessed it, a management structure dominated by women.”
“Iceland’s spectacular meltdown was caused by a banking and business culture that was reckless and overwhelmingly male,” explained Ruth Sunderland, business editor of The Observer. She wrote about the forty-something generation of women now running the country. Read the rest of this entry »