DO WOMEN MATTER IN THE WORKPLACE?
A hundred years ago, across the world, the majority of women were highly disenfranchised. Largely secondary citizens, most were tellingly defi ned by marriages and the families they raised. Few worked in paid jobs or were economically independent. Since then, and particularly over the last 30-50 years, there has been a dramatic revolution in the circumstances of women with increasing emancipation and economic empowerment. Within the workplace the changes have been vast with more women at work; in non-traditional jobs once the reserve of men and with female leaders rising steadily through the ranks.
KOTTER’S 8-S TEP MODEL OF CHANGE
Across the world the pace of change has accelerated and continues to go up by the day and yet research shows that 70% of change eff orts fail. Within this environment of unrelenting change that comes side by side with hyper competition, organizations and their leaders must be able [..]