In search of female Nordic bosses. Why are there so few of them in the world’s most women-friendly workplaces?

Too vague, or too prescriptive
The two main ways to advance women’s business careers that have been tried so far—female-friendly social policies and board quotas—suffer from opposite problems. The first is too vague: it makes life easier for women but does not encourage them to aim higher. The second is too prescriptive: it provides guaranteed places for a select group in a specific role, without strengthening the career ladder for women as a whole.

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21632512-worlds-most-female-friendly-workplaces-executive-suites-are-still-male-dominated?fsrc=nlw|hig|13-11-2014|

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