WOMEN LEADERS & A Case Study on How to Maintain Gender Balance in Leadership

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: “This case study gives actionable ideas to balance women leaders in an organization where there is resistance to women leaders. This article has good ideas for a church/denomination where similar resistance to women leaders is evident. The article emphasizes that due to maternity, women often want flexibility in their schedules but will maintain the same degree of work if full-time equivalence is considered. In addition this case study shows that diversity committees don’t usually work. Instead senior leadership must be champions and advocates for women in leadership. Read this article for more helpful insights for balancing the leadership of a church or denomination.”

Read more at … http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/05/how-one-law-firm-maintains-gender-balance/