India ranks third on this planet for girls working in senior administration positions, in response to the Ladies in Enterprise 2021* report by world accounting agency Grant Thornton. The proportion of ladies in senior administration for India stood at 39%, as in opposition to the worldwide common of 31%, which alerts the altering outlook of Indian companies in direction of working girls.
The proportion of ladies leaders throughout key positions in C-Suite within the nation additionally emerged greater than the world common within the report. Whereas globally, companies with no less than one lady in the senior administration position elevated to 90%, the identical stands at 98% in India. The truth is, 47% of mid-market companies in India now have girls CEOs in contrast with 26% globally.
Sharing her views on the report findings, Pallavi Bakhru, Associate, Grant Thornton Bharat, stated: “Beneath the difficult circumstances of 2020, the boundaries between work and residential have blurred. On this state of affairs, it’s good to see motion being taken by companies to make sure worker engagement and inclusion. ”
As per Vishesh C. Chandiok, CEO, Grant Thornton Bharat, the findings from the report mirror the willingness of companies to adapt, innovate and create a various tradition. “It’s heartening to notice India ranks greater than its world counterparts in making a gender inclusive tradition. We’re third with 39% girls in senior administration positions. With extra girls taking over management roles and variety on board, companies will open new alternatives for progress.”
The report additionally covers the impression of COVID-19 within the office, particularly on girls. 88% respondents in India consider new working practices will profit girls’s profession trajectories in the long run in contrast with 69% globally. ‘Revolutionary’, ‘adaptive to alter’ and ‘brave to take dangers’ will emerge as prime management traits in 2021.