At Kaleidoscope Management Group, we believe that having strong women in positions of leadership is good business. Research is on our side: A recent report from Credit Suisse’s Research Institute shows that businesses where women make up the majority of top management recorded superior sales growth and high returns on investment. There is countless other research to support this thesis.
In reflecting on these trends, we can’t help but wonder: Why does gender diversity at the top help a company’s bottom line? How a diverse management team leads to better business outcomes is certainly subjective. However, we believe there are a number of reasons why strong female leadership in business leads to improved business performance: