Even though companies are investing more time and effort into diversity and gender equality in the workplace, there is still a lot of work to be done. Women continue to be under-represented at every level, even though company commitment to gender diversity is at an all-time high. The results from the 2017 Women in the Workplace Study show just how much there is to accomplish.
“Despite this commitment, progress continues to be too slow—and may even be stalling. One of the most powerful reasons for this is a simple one: we have blind spots when it comes to diversity, and we can’t solve problems that we don’t see or understand clearly,” the study summarizes.
In particular, there are three important messages that organizations need to be aware of:
Here are the key findings that have stemmed from the study:
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