Organisations are faced with increasingly complex questions as technological capabilities continue to accelerate — they are now under pressure to completely rethink what work means, how employees are selected and trained, and how the workplace is designed.
As organisations navigate these technological and societal shifts, corporate boards will have a critical role to play. Diversity of thought — and of people — will be more vital than ever to ensure that boards are considering different perspectives and exploring challenges from every angle.…only 15 percent of all board seats and 4% of CEO and board chair positions are filled by women globally.
Yet despite repeated studies linking company performance to diversity and continued efforts to improve gender diversity on boards across the world, only 15 percent of all board seats and 4% of CEO and board chair positions are filled by women globally.
This is according to Deloitte’s recent Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective report. These findings underscore that board diversity continues to progress at an unacceptably slow pace.