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Vital Signs: One Approach to Setting Goals for Impact

If your organization is fully leveraging its talent and talent investments, the numbers of women and men in development and leadership roles would be proportional to their numbers in your talent pool. Catalyst calls this goal proportional representation. Proportional representation across your organization is a long-term goal and approaching it requires a number of strategies. 

This tool will guide you through how you can use proportional representation to set appropriate goals for increasing gender diversity at your organization. 


The first Catalyst Member-Only issue, Vital Signs: Strengthen Your Talent Pipeline, is now available on the Catalyst App for both Apple and Android tablet users. Download the Catalyst App and access all this expertise directly from your tablet device.