Rattling Panes in the Glass Ceiling (Updated)

It’s possible to apply scientific rigor to thorny issues such as the ‘glass ceiling,’ the lack of women reaching pinnacle positions of power.

There’s no doubt whatever about the problem. However, as Sloan Professor of Organization Studies Roberto Fernandez told MIT Management in August, “the glass ceiling, like dark matter in physics, cannot be observed. We know it’s there, but we’re not sure what’s causing it to endure.”