By Douglas M. Branson
Now not till 1997 did a feminine turn into leader government officer of a Fortune 500 company (Jill Barad, at Mattel Toy Co. Women’s growth seeing that that point has been in matches and begins, enormously gradual. The variety of girls CEOs reached four in 1999 simply to slip again to two in 2001. in the meantime, whereas now not attaining something imminent parity, girls made major strides in politics (as senators, cupboard secretaries and governors), in not-for-profit spheres (as CEOs of future health care and clinic firms or of United manner chapters, with budgets of billions of dollars), and at schools and universities (23 % have lady presidents or chancellors). presently, 3%, or 15, of Fortune 500 CEOs are women.
After studying intimately the educations, occupation progressions, pronouncements and observations, in addition to kin lives, of the nineteen ladies who've risen to the head (sitting and previous CEOs), this e-book asks, and makes an attempt to respond to, questions:
Why haven’t extra ladies reached the CEO suite?How may well ladies in company larger place themselves to ascend to the pinnacle?
About the Author
Douglas M. Branson got his B.A. from the collage of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Northwestern collage. He earned an LL.M. from the college of Virginia, focusing on company legislation and securities legislation. sooner than becoming a member of the college at Pittsburgh, Professor Branson taught at Seattle college. He has been a traveling professor at a couple of faculties, together with the college of Alabama as Charles Tweedy exotic traveling Professor, the collage of Hong Kong as Paul Hastings wonderful vacationing Professor, the college of Washington (Seattle) as Condon-Faulknor exotic Professor, Cornell collage, Arizona nation college, Washington college (St. Louis), and universities in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Belgium, eire, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, and England. He holds an enduring college appointment as Senior Fellow on the college of Melbourne, Australia, in its Masters of legislation software.