Diversity and the Effective Corporate Board, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124105327
  • ISBN-13: 9780124105324
  • DDC: 658.422
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 124 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The book discusses the various aspects of diversity of corporate boards in terms of gender, age, nationality, tenure, education, experience and personalities. It enumerates the need for such diversity in each category and related concerns. Statistics from around the world support the authors' claims. The nine chapters in this short book have not been previously published. Explains the dimensions of board diversity and ways to use them to increase effectiveness. Supports its findings with statistics from around the world. Relevant for researchers and professionals working in corporate governance and corporate finance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Diversity—Toward an Effective Board.
2: Women on Boards.
3: Gender Diversity—India and Singapore.
4: As Companies Go Global, Boards Must Follow.
5: Board Composition: Veteran or Novice.
6: Age Diversity—Toward a Balanced Board.
7: Skill Diversity.
8: Blend of Diverse Personalities.
9: Building an Effective Board.