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Womenomics: The Rise of Women in Society

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Dr Elaine Yen Nee Oon

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Business Times Singapore: Diversity works

Lee Suet-Fern looks at gender diversity in boardrooms in Singapore and why it’s important to have more women in senior roles. The …

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Reuters Breakingviews: Boardroom gender quotas have hidden value

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas …

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Business Standard: Targets with teeth

Gender quotas in boardrooms is not the best way to retain women in senior positions, according to a new study led by …

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The Scotsman: Workplace pay statistics make disheartening reading

Study led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge, finds that quotas make no real difference to female …

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City AM: International Women’s Day 2016: Sorry, but quotas aren’t the way to get more women into executive roles

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas …

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Award-winning ‘Womenomics’ study among anniversary highlights

Study by Cambridge Judge faculty and its presentation win accolades at the Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards 2015 sponsored by the publication …

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The Huffington Post: New model army: how women are already changing the way we lead

Neela Bettridge looks at women leadership and how is this different from male role models. A new research lead by Sucheta Nadkarni, …

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The Times of India: Quotas not the best way to add, retain women on board

Increasing the economic power of women throughout society is a key factor in women reaching and staying on corporate boards, says a …

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The Economic Times: Quotas not the best way to add, retain women on board

Empowering all women in society helps women reach and stay on corporate boards, says study headed by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of …

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Irish Independent: Ireland fifth in the world for ‘female economic power’

A new research, lead by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School measures ‘female economic power’ and is “the …

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The Huffington Post: Womenomics: what constitutes best practice for future leaders

Helena Eccles shares her insights about the ‘top gender equality event’ in London last week where Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese …

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The Huffington Post: Paid maternity leave could be the key to making more women leaders

“Getting women on the board is very different from keeping them there,” said Sucheta Nadkarni, presenting a new research on women in …

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Forbes: Quotas aren’t a great way to get more women on boards, new study says

Are quotas a good way to boost those numbers, asks Susan Adams in Forbes. A new study commissioned by BNY Mellon and …

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The Daily Telegraph: Britain ranked 9th in the world for ‘female economic power’

A new study, led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is the first to take a …

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CNBC: How women can break through the glass ceiling

Helena Morrissey, talks to CNBC World programme about women in boardroom and why legislative measures are not always effective. New research led …

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The Guardian: Greater economic and political power gives women more seats in boardroom

A new research found that powers outside the boardroom are more important for gender equality in business than quotas. The study, led …

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The New York Times: Quotas not the best way to add and retain women for corporate boards, study finds

Empowering all women in society helps women reach and stay on corporate boards, says study headed by Professor Sucheta Nadkarni of Cambridge …

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Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at CJBS discusses the findings of her recent report The rise of women in society: enablers and inhibitors - a global study, including its implications for business and society.

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