Women in Senior Leadership
Kellogg is dedicated to helping top female talent take their place at the highest levels of corporate leadership.
We are pleased to share the following collection of articles from the Kellogg faculty about women and leadership in business. This collection was prepared especially for Kellogg Leadership Circle members who have renewed their gifts.
In the featured articles, Kellogg faculty members share insights on gender diversity, inclusivity, board diversity and more.
Women make up less than a fifth of corporate board members. Changing that is a business imperative.
July 6, 2018
Certain social movement hashtags and labels could turn off the allies you want to recruit.
Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer A. Whitson, Brayden King and Rachel L. Ramirez
February 1, 2022
The answer comes down to organizational culture.
Justus A. Baron, Bernhard Ganglmair, Nicola Persico, Timothy Simcoe and Emanuele Tarantino
July 1, 2021
“When your largest shareholders create a ruckus, you listen.”
Todd A. Gormley, Vishal K. Gupta, David A. Matsa, Sandra Mortal and Lukai Yang
May 3, 2021
Make sure your organization is truly inclusive by following these three steps.
February 6, 2020
The ten-point scale favors men in some situations. But a simple change to the rating system can level the playing field.
Lauren Rivera and András Tilcsik
August 1, 2019
By recruiting more women, tech and finance companies stand to add millions to their stock value.
David Daniels, Jennifer Dannals, Thomas Lys and Margaret A. Neale
March 2, 2020
Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.
Jason R. Pierce, Leigh Thompson, Maryam Kouchaki, Laura J. Kray, Jessica Kennedy, Mary-Hunter "Mae" McDonnell and Nicole Stephens
December 6, 2018
In many cases, no. But economic anxiety can ignite powerful gender stereotypes.
Ryan Lei and Galen Bodenhausen
July 1, 2019
When done thoughtfully, authenticity can make for more confident, ethical leaders. Here’s how to ensure you’re being your true self.
Maryam Kouchaki, Suzanne Muchin, Brenda Ellington Booth, Brooke Vuckovic, Mohanbir S. Sawhney and Nicholas Pearce
October 2, 2019
Simply being well-connected is not enough.
Yang Yang, Nitesh V. Chawla and Brian Uzzi
March 1, 2019
How to advocate for yourself at critical points in your career.
March 1, 2018
Tips for turning good intentions into actions.
January 4, 2019
Assembling and managing successful teams is a core leadership skill, whether you are convening a temporary task force, managing a full department, or running a school fundraiser.
November 18, 2019
Sincerity can go a long way when stepping into a new role.
Brenda Ellington Booth and Brooke Vuckovic
March 7, 2016
Sometimes the conference room should be a boxing ring, other times a campfire.
Leigh Thompson and Tanya Menon
November 2, 2016
How we compensate when we can’t be our authentic selves.
Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki and Adam D. Galinsky
August 3, 2015
Why “teams are not cocktail parties,” and other words of wisdom.
July 1, 2016
Other incentives can keep employees happy in flat organizations.
Rongzhu Ke, Jin Li and Michael Powell
March 2, 2015
How women can maximize the post-college decade.
Sally Blount and Perry Yeatman
May 1, 2018
Data suggests the answer is “Yes”
David A. Matsa and Amalia R. Miller
September 4, 2012
Business leaders need to know how to make their information stick.
Mitchell A. Petersen
September 7, 2016
Countries with high levels of ethnic diversity often suffer from slow economic growth—unless there is a woman in charge
Susan E. Perkins, Katherine W. Phillips and Nicholas Pearce
December 5, 2013
How to support women through three “pivot points” in their careers.
March 10, 2017