The Promise of Future Leadership: A Research Program on Highly Talented Employees in the PipelineOctober 23, 2012
Catalyst’s longitudinal project, The Promise of Future Leadership: A Research Program on Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline, follows the careers of graduates of leading business schools in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The series includes timely reports on the recruitment, development, advancement, and retention of these so-called high-potential women and men. This ongoing global research study has discredited a number of prevalent myths that suggest the gender gap in corporate leadership exists and persists largely because of women’s choices and actions. Our findings point to the value of addressing the biases inherent in the system, rather than fixing the individuals within it.
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Tool: Career Pathways Tool 1: Assessing Your Career Advancement Strategies (Japanese Version)
Tool: Advancing Women in Tech-Intensive Industries: Transforming Organizational Cultures
This interactive tool will help your tech-intensive organization become an employer of choice for high-potential women.
Report: High Potentials in Tech-Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles
This report identifies the gender gap women experience working in business roles in tech-intensive industries from day one.
Infographic: High-Potential Women in Europe
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Tool: Managing Flex 1: Creating an Organizational Culture Supportive of Flexible Work Arrangements
This tool helps companies assess whether their organizational culture is supportive of all employees working flexibly.
Tool: Managing Flex 3: Requesting a Flexible Work Arrangement as an Individual
This tool is a step-by-step guide for individuals who want to begin to work flexibly.
Report: High Potentials Under High Pressure in India’s Technology Sector
This report shows the struggles of high-potential women in Indian business.
Tool: Assessing the Talent Management of High-Potential Women in India
Use this tool to promote inclusive work environments as a means to help organizations attract, develop, and retain high-potential talent—especially women.
Report: High-Potential Employees in the Pipeline: Maximizing the Talent Pool in Canadian Organizations
This report helps organizations operating in Canada understand their talent pool within a regional context.
Report: High Potentials in the Pipeline: On Their Way to the Boardroom
This report highlights the differences between women's and men's career experiences and satisfaction.
Report: The Great Debate: Flexibility vs. Face Time—Busting the Myths Behind Flexible Work Arrangements
This report separates myth from fact using data from actual high-potential employees working around the world.
Tool 1: Career Pathways: Assessing Your Career Advancement Strategies
This first tool provides interactive self-assessments designed to help you develop a greater understanding of your current career advancement strategies.
Tool 2: Career Pathways: Building Workplace Relationship Self-Awareness
This second tool provides interactive self-assessments to help you gain a better understanding of how key workplace relationships and interactions can benefit your career.
Tool 3: Career Pathways: Applying Proven Career Advancement Techniques
This third tool in the Career Pathways Toolkit includes self-guided activities designed to help you develop or redesign your career advancement action plan.
Report: Good Intentions, Imperfect Execution? Women Get Fewer of the “Hot Jobs” Needed to Advance
This report examines the impact of leadership development—both formal programs and on-the-job experiences—on high potentials' career advancement.
Report: High Potentials in the Pipeline: Leaders Pay It Forward
This report reveals that high potentials who have received career development are now “paying it forward” and developing others.
Report: The Myth of the Ideal Worker: Does Doing All the Right Things Really Get Women Ahead?
This report includes a series of questions for the reader to reflect about why disparities in career advancement may persist.
Tool: Maximizing Mentoring and Securing Sponsorship
This tool is a resource for individuals seeking or providing mentorship and sponsorship, as well as HR experts.
Report: Pipeline’s Broken Promise
This report examines the conventional wisdom of the past two decades in regards to women in the pipeline.
Report: Opportunity or Setback? High Potential Women and Men During Economic Crisis
This report examines whether organizations that have paid a premium to recruit up-and-coming talent are leveraging that investment during the economic downturn.