How to navigate through the ideas
Brainstorm to create a "menu" of practical organizational ideas
Create a forum to share ideas for organizational solutions
Establish co-heads of key business units
Structure parental leave as a career opportunity
Leverage the flexibility that you already have
Our ideas are original contributions from participants in Gender Incorporated. Click on the buttons to be directed to a story behind each idea. From there, you can also dig deeper into the relevant portion of our thematic literature review. A summary of our themes is directly accessible by clicking on the Themes tab. Click on the Book Club tab to go directly to a more detailed literature review by theme.
There is no generic woman, each situation is different and complex in its own way. The hurdle for a solution is that individuals, whether leaders or employees, must be able to take the idea and give it a try within the current organizational context – in other words, it must be doable without too much fuss.
A forum of “regular people”, practitioners in their professions, so that they can share their ideas of organizational solutions that work. Because many little steps generate critical mass.
Could the pipeline of women with C-suite experience grow bigger if companies institutionalized the concept of co-heads for key business units at various levels, with a woman and a man sharing the post?