The Facts Show It: Female CEOs Are More Likely Than Men To Be Fired

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The perception that high-achieving businesswomen are more vulnerable than their male counterparts to being abruptly fired – pushed off the “glass cliff” in the contemporary corporate vernacular – has been borne out by a new study from a global management consultancy.

Researchers at Strategy& found that women are forced out of chief executive positions more than a third of the time, while only a quarter of men in similar positions suffer the same fate.

Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor‘s insight:

New research in the US has found that women working in a high-ranking position in a company are more often fired than their male counterparts.

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