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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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Women back in business

What holds Women back in business?

by Janet Clark

Some of the most powerful people of today’s world are women. They are leading nations and fortune 500 companies and are holding up extremely well in a male dominated world, bringing change and new perspectives to the established ways of doing politics or business and setting new standards. There are numerous examples where women did prove their business acumen and ability to tackle the odds of a global business world – on many occasions, with considerable more sensitivity and foresight as their male counterparts – and with better results, as noted by a study (Catalyst, 2007, Grant Thornton) : In his study, companies with a higher proportion of women on their board had significant higher returns on invested capital, returns on equity, and sales. Continue reading

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