Bending the Pipeline? Executive Search and Gender Inequality in Hiring for Top Management Jobs
Management Science, Volume 62, Issue 12, 2016, Pages 3636-3655.
We study the sources of women’s underrepresentation in hiring for top management jobs by focusing on the context of executive search. Using data that include proprietary information on 10,970 individuals considered by a search firm, we examine the sources of the low proportion of women placed in senior roles. Contrary to received wisdom, ...More
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