Why So Few CEOs Are Women: A WSJ Analysis
Women today lead 167 of the country's top companies. That’s more than double the share a decade ago, but still under 6%. Why is that the case? The Wall Street Journal analyzed the roles and genders of top executives at the country's 3,000 biggest publicly traded companies by market value. Our findings: men overwhelmingly get the operational roles with responsibility for the bottom line that put executives on the CEO track. Hear from Management Bureau Chief Lynn Cook in conversation with Deputy Management Bureau Chief Vanessa Fuhrmans on the real reason there's a glass ceiling and the reporting behind the story.
Read Vanessa's story, "Why So Few CEOs Are Women: ‘You Can Have a Seat at the Table and Not Be a Player.’"