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Are there 2 areas in which the 60 percent participation rate of women in the workforce has impacted organizations in America? And in the next five years what changes do you think will occur in relation to a 60 percent participation rate?

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The two areas in which the 60 percent participation rate of women in the workforce has impacted organizations in America:

1. Improvement in business results: A study performed by research company Catalyst ( Joy et al, 2007) shows that women board directors improved the performance at Fortune 500 companies. Financial parameters such as return on equity, return on sales and return on invested capital are all significantly better when there are women on board. Return on Equity was at least 53% better, return on sales was at least 42% better and performance on return on invested ...

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This solution of 312 words looks at the impact of women in the workforce on organizations in America and provides two main trends that will be seen in the next five years. References used are included.

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