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- Mired in Marzipan. // NACD Directorship;May2006, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the low number of women at a company's board in Great Britain. Percentage of companies in the country that have female directors; Information on the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programmed for Executive Women; Solution made by the Norwegian government to the gender diversity issue.
- NOT JUST JOBS FOR THE BOYS. DAY, KAREN // Accountancy;Mar2011, Vol. 147 Issue 1411, p26
The article explores the underrepresentation of women in boardrooms in Great Britain. Research from Cranfield School of Management has revealed a plateau in the number of women on the boards of companies included in the FTSE 100 Index. A government-commissioned has been launched to explore how...
- Just do it: The time to improve gender, race diversity is now. Kizart-Hampton, Creola A. // Nation's Restaurant News;5/21/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 21, p44
The author comments on the discussion on the lack of black women holding executive positions in the U.S. foodservice industry at the 2007 Women's Foodservice Forum in Orlando, Florida. The author questions the solutions section of the presentation and recommends the training and promotion of...
- If we want better governance . . . Gorte, Julie Fox // Directors & Boards;2010 3rd Quarter, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p29
The article focuses on the author's view that she is for boards of directors diversity.
- BOARD DIVERSITY TOO IMPORTANT TO WAIT. // Accountancy;Sep2011, Vol. 148 Issue 1417, p84
The article highlights the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England Wales' (ICAEW) call on the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to require listed companies to disclose their policy on gender diversity in the boardroom and to change the Corporate Governance Code in Great Britain.
- What Do We Know About Women on Boards? Simpson, W. Gary; Carter, David A.; D'Souza, Frank // Journal of Applied Finance;2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p27
In this article, we examine the current state of the research on firm performance and the gender diversity of firms' boards of directors. First, we present and analyze descriptive statistics for 13,000 board seats of the Standard and Poor's (S&P) 1500 companies for the years 2003-2007. Next, we...
- Female Presence on Corporate Boards: A Multi-Country Study of Environmental Context. Terjesen, Siri; Singh, Val // Journal of Business Ethics;Nov2008, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p55
A growing body of ethics research investigates gender diversity and governance on corporate boards, at individual and firm levels, in single country studies. In this study, we explore the environmental context of female representation on corporate boards of directors, using data from 43...
- UK boards get more diverse but executive pay remains opaque. // Recruiter (Online Edition);12/12/2011, p1
The article reports on the Economic and Social Research Council-funded study by the University of Exeter Business School, which found that the relation between executive pay and performance remains unclear, despite the increasing diversity of board of directors in Great Britain. The study showed...
- Gender diversity on boards correlates with improved company performance. // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct 2013, Vol. 34 Issue 202, p27
The article presents a study of business intelligence information provider Thomson Reuters Corp. that investigates gender diversity of women executives on the board of directors of companies in the U.S.