‘Getting over gender bias’ Knowledge@Australian School of Business, 25/06/11
"In 2006, when Sally Macdonald became the first female chief executive of luxury goods company OrotonGroup, her appointment could have been seen as risky.
She had no high-level operational experience, having come to the company as a consultant, previously having worked for the Boston Consulting Group.
However, she had also managed a part of clothing brand Gap's business that was larger than OrotonGroup when she was the assistant buyer for Banana Republic's US$300 million women's suits and separates business. "But it's a very different prospect managing all parts of a small operation compared to one part of a large operation," observes Macdonald ..."
This article references the AHRI research report Gender Equity in the Workplace.
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