Analyses | Education and human resources | 2020-03-11 | HKET

The 'glass cliff' puts women in power during crises



Under the economic downturn and the outbreak of novel coronavirus, lots of local enterprises are facing adverse circumstances. A research pointed out that women are more likely to be promoted to positions of organisational leadership during periods of crisis. However, it is also more likely to make them fail, putting them in a precarious position called ‘glass cliff’.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.