When Medical Institutions Hire Leaders, External Female Candidates Have an Extra Disadvantage

While 70% of firms still promote from within to fill the CEO’s chair, increasing numbers of companies have looked outside for their new chief executives in recent decades, reasoning that they can leverage their experience in another domain to promote innovation, learning and high performance. The literature is mixed on how these external hires do, but it does seem that insiders have a slight edge.

Read more at: https://hbr.org/2019/11/when-medical-institutions-hire-leaders-external-female-candidates-have-an-extra-disadvantage

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