Publication Date

Spring 2013


Companies still have a long way to go to ensure gender diversity especially in leadership positions. Recent research indicated that although entry-level men and women are hired at an increasingly equal rate, women often times reach a mid-career “the glass ceiling”. Our research investigated the best practices and drew insights on how to tackle the gender diversity challenge.


Suggested Citation
Cao, J. & Xue, W. (2013). What are the best practices to promote high-ranking female employees within organizations? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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