All studies looking at corporate culture show that the leaders’ commitment is an absolute prerequisite for openness and sound ethics in an organization. What better test for corporate culture than the integration of different genders at all levels?
If a company is lagging behind on an issue as socially as important as gender diversity, then it is the leaders who are responsible for the lack of commitment, and they alone can address the problem, says author and senior adviser at Schlumberger Pierre Bismuth.
“The fact is that the progress made with regard to gender diversity in both large and small companies is really slow and the resistance is still felt at all levels, especially in management positions. Why?”
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