Why Aren't there More Women Leading America's Biggest Businesses?

Why Aren't there More Women Leading America's Biggest Businesses?

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Why Aren’t there More Women Leading America’s Biggest Businesses?, From Cricket Player to Prime Minister of Pakistan, How Stuff Works

Episode: Why Aren’t there More Women Leading America’s Biggest Businesses?, From Cricket Player to Prime Minister of Pakistan, How Stuff Works

  • Aug 9, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 16:13 mins

Guest: Susan Madsen, PhD, Professor of Organizational Leadership, Utah Valley University Less than 5% of CEOs at major public companies in the US are women. That number hasn’t changed much in a decade, though recently there has been a spate of departures – female CEOS at Campbell Soup, Mattel, Hewlett Packard and Mondelez have all left. This week, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi announced she’s stepping down, too. That will leave just 23 female CEOs at S&P 500 companies. Why aren’t there more women leading America’s largest businesses?

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