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CEB Strategy: Broken Windows to Retaining Women

Published: 01 March 2017

ID: G00339041

Analyst(s): Applications Research Team


Women in technology occupations leave their jobs at more than twice the rate of their male peers. Research shows that this attrition is driven by a variety of “micro-challenges” that male colleagues and managers don’t systematically address. This report shows that, by acknowledging these challenges and implementing inclusive policies and practices, like flexible working and mentoring, organizations can have a notable impact on retaining and engaging women.

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