There are many things to love about family businesses and no research suggests that when it comes to women in leadership roles family firms are once again leading the way.
This is encouraging and links back to the values and long term perspective that family run enterprises often take.
The team at The Family Business Podcast, of which I am the host, have recently recorded a couple of episodes that link the the findings in this research.
You can have a listen here: Special Episode - International Women's Day
and here: Episode 25 - Women In Family Business
To fully understand what’s behind the relatively better numbers of women in leadership at family firms, we must consider what differentiates these companies from their non-family peers, and how these differences benefit women.