And what it will take to change things
MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: What do you think is the most significant barrier to female leadership? is written by Paula Loop, leader of PwC’s Governance Insights Center.
”Companies need to have the right talent in place in order to stay relevant and get ahead — from entry-level positions to the C-suite and the boardroom. One option to help promote more women in the workplace is through succession planning, especially on boards. But only 44% of directors “very much” agree that they’re spending sufficient time on director succession, according to PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey……….”.
Source: FORTUNE – http://fortune.com/2016/02/15/women-board-seats/?sf21007988=1