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Sucheta Nadkarni

Wired: The gender pay gap data is useful but it’s just the first step

After the majority of all eligible public and private companies in the UK have reported their gender pay gap, we need to look what can we do with the data, writes K. G. Orphanides in Wired. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Director…

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The Guardian: Gender pay gap: what we learned and how to fix it

By midnight on 4 April all eligible public and private companies in the UK should have reported their gender pay gap. Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management and Director of the Wo+Men's Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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TEDx Newnham: Does gender diversity really matter?

In business, 'gender diversity' is often touted as the key to a more equal workplace. But does diversity alone actually mean that women can flourish and thrive? If not, what can companies do to make gender diversity a profitable, as…

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The ‘business case’ for gender diversity

Gender diversity in top management teams can boost 'psychological safety' and help firms innovate, finds new study of Chinese hi-tech firms co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School in advance of International Women's Day. Gender diversity in top management teams (TMTs)…

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The next generation of female leaders

With the global rates of female leadership set to grow by 36 per cent, it is clear the benefits of gender balance in the workplace are being recognised. Nurturing and supporting this growth is at the heart of the Cambridge…

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Five ways of addressing unconscious bias

Picture the CEO of a fortune 500 company. Chances are, regardless of your background, you’re picturing a tall male. And that preconception isn't unfounded: less than 15 per cent of American men are over six foot tall, and yet 60…

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Private equity and gender diversity

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni leads a research project on career paths and gender diversity in private equity, commissioned by not-for-profit group Level 20. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is leading a research project…

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The top five lessons from female leaders

Women in leadership: let's focus on how women succeed, not on why they fail. Why do women 'fail' to make it to the top? The glass ceiling, the glass cliff, the burden of childcare responsibilities, social and cultural restraints? The…

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Faculty news update

A regular update on articles, awards and other developments involving Cambridge Judge Business School faculty and fellows. Simon Taylor writes of Hinkley nuclear ‘folly’ in Prospect magazine. Simon Taylor, Director of the Master in Finance Programme at Cambridge Judge, wrote a…

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LexisNexis: Strategies to get women into senior roles – does any of it work?

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds new study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club. “The study…

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