Did you know that just one in 20 CEOs is a woman? It doesn't look much better down the org chart either. In middle management, women sit in only 40% of managers' chairs despite accounting for 50% of the workforce. Yet, focusing on women in accounting leadership often creates better, more profitable workplaces.
So why don't they snag the top spot more frequently? What are the benefits of women in leadership?
On this "the benefits of women in leadership" video episode of the CFO Weekly podcast, Lydia Adams, vice president, marketing & communications at Personiv, discusses the benefits of having women in leadership roles.
“When women are left out of that conversation," Lydia said, "you're really not getting the amount of creativity and ideas that could come from a more diverse group of people.”
Here's what Lydia & Megan talked about women in leadership positions in accounting:
Facts and figures about women in leadership positions
Why more women in leadership improve a group's problem-solving abilities
Why female leaders are more trusted
The changes Millennial and Gen Z women could bring to the workplace
And the dollar benefits a company can realize by expanding the number of women in leadership roles!