...that in a survey of 152 global CEOs, those interviewed say their jobs require an increased focus on emotional intelligence and interpersonal reactions to problems, collaboration and decision-making?
A January 2015 report from Pew Research, which suggests women in top positions are better than their male counterparts at working out compromises, being honest and ethical, are working to improve U.S. quality of life and standing up for their beliefs.
So what has changed in today’s CEO?
Is this a kinder, gentler era of leadership?
Why are things like “high emotional intelligence,” “interpersonal reactions” and collaboration coming to the forefront?
Are feminine leadership traits becoming more valuable in the C-suite?
The CEO Report – published at the World Economic Forum by worldwide executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles and The University of Oxford – is based on individual conversations with 152 CEOs from across the world.
The CEOs interviewed, collectively, have more than 880 years of experience, lead more than 5.8 million employees and generates a staggering 1.7 trillion in revenue.