Leadership

Do Women Make Great Leaders?

As more women move into corporate positions of power, they are using leadership styles that are collaborative and inclusive. Their style best fits a networked world.

- By Dave Desouza

Today, there are women around the world holding positions in the highest levels of corporations. They are board members, CEOs, vice presidents, entrepreneurial founders and other high-level executives. Yet, women in top corporate leadership positions still tend to be viewed as exceptions-to-the-rule.

This is despite the fact that they are running successful organizations with distinctly feminine perspectives and approaches that are changing traditional perceptions of what makes a good corporate leader. They have qualities that include being more directly involved personally outside the C-suite or board room, being more collaborative and inclusive, and being willing to take risks.

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