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Korn Ferry Research Shows That Overall, Women in Leadership Have Higher Competencies Than Men

Sep 02, 2014 - Business Wire

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, is highlighting research that finds while women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge up on promotions at the most senior levels of organizations.

The Korn Ferry research found that with the exception of confidence, women generally score higher than men in all dimensions of leadership style such as comfort with am...