MADISON, Wis. (3/2/15)--A recent paper from the Filene Research Institute investigates the challenges women face as leaders within the credit union movement.
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"Five Challenges: Enhancing Women's Leadership in Credit Unions" uses organizational and social-psychological literature about women's advancement in the workplace to examine the specific factors that support or hinder women's leadership within credit unions.
The paper also illustrates the results of a 76-question survey sent to credit union employees and board members across North America about the challenges women face in the industry.
The survey found that many small factors nibble away at career advancement. The five most pressing challenges are: