PwC UK collaborated with Harthill Consulting earlier this year to identify the leadership capabilities needed to transform organizations in the face of financial uncertainty and a less predictable world. Their report argues that operational experience alone will no longer guarantee success as a leader in the face of “wicked” problems that challenge the notion of business-as-usual, and they reference a “how we make sense of the world” framework called Action Logics to discuss what current leaders may find challenging and what “Strategists” have to offer when transformational leadership is needed.
Interestingly, PwC reported that the highest concentration of Strategists was Full Article
Economists at the Federal Reserve of NY have released preliminary findings from a study on the gender pay gap in executive compensation. Their analysis identified three differences in the structure of compensation packages for male and female executives that continue to put women at a disadvantage – even at the top.
Final Lord Davies Report issued in the UK, women benefiting from push to add cyber security experts to corporate boards, only five Fortune 500 CEOs are African American, and McKinsey says gender parity could take 100 years. Also – who’s driving change, who’s not helping, getting girls interested in coding, and taking a jab at all-male conference panels. Read more.
News on comply and explain in Canada, what’s driving diversity success in Europe, the CEO who suggested women depend on karma for equal pay and another who described women as “just like men, only cheaper.” Also research from Aaron Dhir, the Diana Project, PwC and The Conference Board. Read more.