Posts Tagged ‘Catalyst’

  • competitive market structure strategies

    The Boardroom Still Has a Glass Ceiling

    Dec 16, 13 • 496 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday gender issues blog: With Mary Barra soon ascending to the top of GM, she will also become the fifth woman on their 12 person Board of Directors. The boards of only 4 other Fortune 500 companies–Estée Lauder, Avon Products, Procter &...  [read more]

  • competitive market structure strategies

    How Might the SEC Relate to SNL?

    Nov 11, 13 • 538 Views • No Comments

    Starting with an excellent New Yorker magazine profile of SEC Chair Mary Jo White, I wound up at Saturday Night Live. First, some background on Ms. White: A tough federal prosecutor and top partner at a prestigious law firm, a fiercely competitive runner and...  [read more]

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    Yahoo’s New CEO

    Jul 18, 12 • 256 Views • No Comments

    Headline from CNN Money: “New Yahoo CEO Mayer is Pregnant” 1992: The title of a male CEO’s speech that was reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor: “A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?” (Implying the unlikelihood.) 2012: From...  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    Do You Believe in “Pink Quotas?”

    Jun 7, 12 • 238 Views • No Comments

    Italy has just declared its “pink quota.” A new law mandates that by 2015, women should be one-third of all board members for listed and Italian state-owned firms. Currently, the total is somewhere between 3.7 and 6%. (Checking 2 sources, I found...  [read more]