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Women on corporate boards of directors

international research and practice


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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

  • Boards of directors,
  • Women executives,
  • Directors of corporations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Susan Vinnicombe ... [et al.].
    SeriesNew horizons in management
    ContributionsVinnicombe, Susan.
    LC ClassificationsHD6054.3 .W674 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23217720M
    ISBN 101847204805
    ISBN 109781847204806
    LC Control Number2008935923

      To be absolutely clear, the purpose of introducing reservation for women on boards was simple and singular — to correct the exclusion of capable and qualified women from corporate boards. It was not meant to provide yin to the existing board’s yang or to bestow boards with wonderful feminine qualities of mothers and maids.

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