Team releases study on the hidden quota for women in top management

Companies work fairly hard to place one woman—but only one—in a top management position, according to research by Cristian Desz?, an associate professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two co-authors. The article found evidence of a “quota” effect: Once a company had appointed one woman to a top-tier job, the chances of a second woman landing an elite position at the same firm drop substantially—by about 50 percent, in fact. —> Read More