According to statistics, businesses that are characterized by gender diversity are 15% more likely to perform better than companies those without it. On the other hand, ethnically diverse companies are 35% more efficient than non-diverse companies. Diverse companies have the capability to perform well due of their exposure to many new ideas. The diversity in the workstation brings different perspectives. An example of a woman who has successfully worked in a diverse organization is Susan McGalla.
Susan McGalla is recognized as one of the most outstanding women leaders. Susan’s ability to work with both males and females is credited to her upbringing. Susan McGalla was the only girl in a family of two boys and her father. Being the only girl, Susan McGalla was not exempted from any activity done by males. Working like others gave Susan McGalla the motivation to work towards what she wanted to achieve in life. Susan carried this lesson to her adulthood life. Also, Susan has managed to hold several high-level positions.
McGalla commenced her career in the American Eagle Outfitters. When Susan began work in this organization, all the executives were men. Susan worked hard, and by the time she left the company, she was serving as its President. Later on, Susan McGalla established P3 Executive Consulting. Currently, Susan McGalla is the Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development for the Pittsburg Steelers.
Susan McGalla’s success story is encouraging. According to Susan, there are various networks and initiatives designed for women. Such organizations provide women leaders with the support they need. They also give women a platform to share new ideas. Women leadership initiatives give women an opportunity for planning for businesses as well as learning the latest industry trends.
Being an Adviser to the Financial and Wall Street community, Susan is advises analyst. Susan ventured in other business operations such as Branding, product merchandising, marketing and Omni-channel execution. Susan has worked for over fourteen years in different leadership roles. In all her roles Susan has done a commendable job. McGalla has proven that women can also be productive in the society and also become great leaders.