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Probing the Minds of Elected Women Representatives on Village Councils in India

An interesting paper from Samir Sathe, one of CEO Worldwide vetted C-level candidates.

This paper aims to probe the minds of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) , the harbingers

of change in rural political governance in India. It explores the interrelationships between their

own thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, as well as those of their families, Village Council

(VC) members, and villagers. It describes the influence of these variables on the performance of

EWRs. Based on action research, realist and critical ethnographic methods, including interviews

with 120 EWRs in 19 districts, covering 100 villages, this paper unearths the following nine key Continue reading

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How business schools and universities can drive the gender diversity agenda

By CEO Worldwide

Women currently represent 36% of European MBA students and 42% of US MBA students.

However, when they enter the business world, they’ll notice just 22% of board members, and 7% of board presidents, are female.

Are business schools doing enough to push and prioritise gender diversity? For some, the answer is ‘not yet’.

Breaking down enrollment barriers

Without a steady stream of qualified female MBA students, the landscape of senior management is unlikely to change. Some international business schools are working hard to attract more female applicants each academic year. Continue reading

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How to foster equal opportunities and respect for diversity

International Organizations have laid down principles, and taken a rising number of initiatives to foster respect for cultural diversity and equal opportunities. But how? Here a practical example by Pascale Etemad how to foster equal opportunities and respect for diversity.

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