Diversity and the Effective Corporate Board

Diversity and the Effective Corporate Board

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 10mm | 180g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0124104975
  • 9780124104976

Table of contents

1. Board Diversity

2. Women on Boards










3. Gender Diversity in Singapore and India










4. As Companies Go Global, Boards Must Follow













5. Board Composition - Novice or Veteran













6. Age Diversity - Towards Balanced Boards













7. Skill Diversity













8. Blend of Personalities













9. Building an Effective Board
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Review Text

"Diversity within a corporate board of directors is increasingly seen as an important element in making the corporation profitable...They describe the need for diversity in gender, age, nationality, tenure, education, experience, and personalities.Among the topics are women on boards, global boards for global companies, veterans and novices, skill diversity, and building an effective board."-- ProtoView.com, February 2014
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"Diversity within a corporate board of directors is increasingly seen as an important element in making the corporation profitable...They describe the need for diversity in gender, age, nationality, tenure, education, experience, and personalities...Among the topics are women on boards, global boards for global companies, veterans and novices, skill diversity, and building an effective board."--ProtoView.com, February 2014
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