Only 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies are run by women. Why? Research shows that female executives are more likely to be put in charge of firms that are already in crisis. Are they being set up to fail? (Part 5 of a special series, “The Secret Life of C.E.O.’s.”)
GLASS: We found that white women and people of color are significantly more likely than white men to be promoted C.E.O. to weakly performing firms.