Barbara Crosby provides reasons why women face barriers to achieving leadership positions.
That is, people see that CEOs are mainly male, and therefore they conflate the notion of corporate leader and male. Perception, though, is only one factor in women's slow progress toward equality in top corporate positions. A recent issue of the Economist noted that many women move off the corporate high-fliers' track because demands of the workplace conflict with family responsibilities.
September 1, 2012