Extract: Own It—Leadership Lessons From Women Who Do
Companies may be focusing on diversity, but they are still not sure what it really means. The approach should include solid frameworks and training
NEW DELHI :
Over the past few years, there has been a great deal of focus on bringing women into the workplace. These wild declarations of big gender diversity numbers look great on the shareholder prospectus of companies and enticing on websites. In reality, though—pffft," writes Aparna Jain in her first business book,Own It—Leadership Lessons From Women Who Do. The book tells happy, ugly and whispered stories about women leaders across industries, touching on topics like pay parity, harassment, promotion and maternity leave policies.