Though more and more women are assuming positions of authority, there are numerous hurdles to be overcome on the way to the top
Our world has been founded on the irrefutable principle of patriarchy since time immemorial. Changing such a rigid mindset is possible – but difficult. As more and more women climb the corporate ladder and assume positions of authority, we find that the workforce demonstrates resistance to submit to this authority at times. We delve deeper into the reasons and solutions for the same.
Yet another year has passed. And the key question is – are we finally at a point where women occupy positions in authority, as much as men? “Yes, we are seeing women occupy significant positions in not only corporate boardrooms, but also top positions in the public/government sector. The corporate sector stands to benefit from this trend in improving their productivity as well as applying diversity in their capabilities. Naina Lal Kidwai, Renuka Ramnath, Preetha Reddy and Chanda Kochhar are some of the prominent women bigwigs in India today,” says SumTotal’s HR director, S Rajalakshmi. Read more ..