11/13/2013

A wide body of research has found that companies perform better when they have women in leadership positions, writes Kellie McElhaney, faculty director of the Center for Responsible Business at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, McElhaney's research shows that women leaders can also provide environmental, social or governance-based benefits for companies. "Let's expand the search criteria for female leaders far beyond current parameters," she writes.

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