Gartner Research

2017 Women in Supply Chain Survey

Published: 05 May 2017

ID: G00320432

Analyst(s): Amber Salley , Dana Stiffler , Lisa Callinan


Conducted in partnership with AWESOME, an executive women's leadership group, our survey shows that CSCOs looking for quantifiable results should engage HR to prioritize recruiting and integrated pipeline planning over employee resource groups and stand-alone leadership training.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Consumer Goods Continues to Lead in Its Progression of Women Leaders; Industrial Sector Has Edged Up Slightly
  • Organizations Are Embracing Recruiting and Broader Pipeline Planning and Development
  • Executive Focus and Action, Recruiting Policy Changes and Visibility of High-Performing Senior Female Leaders Are the Primary Reasons Companies Make Progress
  • The Future
  • Methodology

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