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Jun 17, 2022

Challenging male verbal aggression to female CEOs in earnings calls

Dr Sebastian Tideman explains why companies need to be aware that male analysts are more aggressive in their questioning of female CEOs – and what can be done about it
It’s nothing new that women leaders face more challenges than men. We already know women are less likely to become CEOs – the FTSE 100 contains just eight female chief executives – and that when women do reach the C-suite, it is more often than not at a poorly performing firm. But in a research paper I recently published, my colleagues and I uncovered a new frontier of unfairness facing women leaders who do make it to the top: earnings conference calls. Analyzing

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Dr Sebastian Tideman

Dr Sebastian Tideman

lecturer in finance and accounting at the University of Exeter Business School