Select two organizations based in the same country that have made the news for their policies regarding women in executive positions, one for the better and one for the worse. Compare and contrast the organizations based on the following elements:
Describe the situation that led to the news coverage. What led to the situation? Was there a satisfactory conclusion or is the case ongoing? Describe the outcome or the current situation, and the players involved.
Describe any laws that were violated or may be violated.
Assess the impact of the gender diversity, or lack thereof, in each organization. Consider profitability, reputation, growth, and competitiveness, for example, but don’t be limited by this list.
Formulate three actions that a company with an already established gender diversity program can take to sustain or increase the number of qualified women at the executive and board level. Formulate three actions that the company performing poorly in gender diversity can take to increase the number of qualified women at the executive and board levels.