Female CEOs are far more likely to be fired from their roles than their male counterparts, even when the firm they are leading is doing well – Pacific Standard reports.
This is according to a study from the University of Alabama, in which researchers searched through media reports to compile a database of CEOs who were dismissed between 2000 and 2014. "We classify a CEO departure as a dismissal when it is reported that the CEO is fired or forced out or resigns or leaves as a result of policy differences or pressure," the researchers explained.
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