Gender Intelligence: Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line by Barbara Annis & Keith Merron

Carol Mann Agency

Companies have long attempted to solve gender imbalances through affirmative action, numeric standards, and quotas. Too often, these solutions don’t have a measurable impact on the number of women in leadership roles or on a company’s bottom line. In Gender Intelligence, Authors Barbara Annis and Keith Merron show how embracing gender differences in the workplace can produce greater economic value. Annis and Merron argue that organizations that welcome the natural differences between men and women, rather than striving for gender equity, find that “when men and women bring their genuine selves to the workplace and embrace each other’s authenticity, they discover the true meaning of gender diversity and success.”

The founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc., Barbara Annis has advocated for Gender Intelligence in global organizations and Fortune 500 companies. The chair emeritus of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School, Annis has also authored

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