Bridging Gender Diversity Gap Within Organization
Though ranked as the fifth lowest in the world in terms of the number of women employed at top leadership roles, the country’s gender diversity equation has improved over the years. Nowadays, companies are more focused on hiring a woman for the top position as they believe that
The firms are also trying to employ more and more women by adopting gender equality policies and nondiscrimination policies for recruitment. Male dominated industries like technology and IT sector are also seeing a breakthrough with more and more women climbing the ladder to the top positions in such firms. Even the country’s banking sector is seeing a change with the majority of the banks having female CEOs. A study also revealed that attrition rates among women are far less than that of men.
At present, companies are taking the issue of gender diversity more seriously and are trying to empower women through their training and recruiting programs. Many companies have also altered their maternity break and focus on getting more female workforce onboard.
Even the country’s banking sector is seeing a change with the majority of the banks having female CEOs. A study also revealed that attrition rates among women are far less than that of men.
According to a report by Grant Thorton, the number of women in a leadership role in the country has risen to 20 per cent in 2018.
Women like IndraNooyi, Arundhati Bhattacharya and Shikha Sharma managed to broke through the shackles of gender diversity and have set a benchmark for all the women out there working in the corporate sector.