In case of emergency, break glass ceiling. Women C-suite executives show all the right skill sets. So why are they so rare?

Male and female C-level executives are more similar than different in the way they approach problem solving, leadership, and interpersonal challenges. However, an analysis of more than 4,000 in-depth Korn/Ferry assessments found that the subtle distinctions that do exist give female leaders a slight edge, and suggest that they can be naturally rich sources of best-in-class executive behaviors.