Alexander Haslam: Beyond the Glass Ceiling, the Glass Cliff

April 8, 2019

Alexander Haslam

We’ve all heard the term ‘glass ceiling’, which is often used to describe the invisible barrier women face as they approach positions of leadership. But what happens when women access leadership positions? Are all leadership positions the same? What challenges are women leaders likely to encounter?

In this episode, we are going to unpack the glass cliff phenomenon, a term coined by researchers Alexander Haslam and Michelle Ryan. Alexander will share with us what the glass cliff is, why it happens and what organizations can do to address it.