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Title More women on boards : an international perspective / edited by Lynne E. Devnew, Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Mariateresa Torchia, Ronald J. Burke.

Publication Info. Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Incorporated, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 297 pages).
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Series Women and Leadership: Research, Theory, and Practice
Women and leadership (Charlotte, N.C.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Do women on boards create value for the organization?: a review of the literature / Emmanuel Zenou -- The business utility case for women on boards: going beyond the surface / Morten Huse -- Group level androgyny: one way for boards of directors to navigate the paradoxes in complex decision-making? / Danielle Mercer, Catherine Loughlin, and Kara A. Arnold -- Mimetic isomorphism of board gender diversity in the world / Amalia Carrasco and Claude Francoeur -- Directors' discursive resistance to gender board quota: the Belgian case / Hannelore Roos and Patrizia Zanoni -- Why are there so few women on boards' voices from the boardroom in the United States / Vasilia Vasiliou and Susan M. Adams -- Chinese women's representation on corporate boards of directors and institutional interventions / Zhi Luan -- Women board directors: Africa on the rise / Rosemary M. Muriungi -- Those who serve and those who aspire to serve: looking back, looking ahead / Siri Terjesen, Heather Foust-Cummings, and Lauren Trombetta -- Women's pathway to the boardroom: the intermediary role of executive search firms / Tanja Reimer -- Preparing women for corporate boards in the biotechnology industry / Lynn Johnson Langer, Carolyn Brougham, and Dawn Hocevar -- Analysis of the perceived role and value of women's support networks in helping women gain a board position / Ruth Sacks and Fatima Maatwk -- Nonprofit board membership: benefits for women's career and leadership development / Wendy M. Murphy and Danna Greenberg -- Using power and influence to create gender diverse boardrooms: the role of public policy / Vicki W. Kramer and Seletha R. Butler -- When women lead: cultivating diversity from the top / Malli Gero and Evelyn Garrity -- The adaptive gender: female CEOs, board context, and the completion of M and As in the U.S. food industry / Gerwin van der Laan, Katrin Muehlfeld, and Anna Salomons -- Women directors' perceptions of their contributions on boards: an exploratory study from India / Vasanthi Srinivasan and Rejie George -- Leadership in governance: women board chairs / Monique Cikaliuk, Ljiljana Erakovic╠ć, Brad Jackson, Chris Noonan, and Susan Watson.
Summary "In seeking to answer these questions, the authors summarize previously existing research and share the results of their own recent qualitative and quantitative research studies conducted in many different countries. Both 'fix the woman' and 'fix the society' challenges and solutions are explored. Stories of women who have successfully joined and, in many cases, led boards of directors are shared. It is clear to us, and we believe will be clear to those who read this book, that there is no single program that will lead to gender equality on boards; however we believe that the authors in this volume provide a rich variety of research and well supported suggestions for addressing the challenges. When local cultures are considered and multiple suggestions implemented as appropriate, we are confident we will, together, increase the number of women on boards throughout the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 28, 2019).
Subject Women executives.
Boards of directors.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Boards of directors. (OCoLC)fst00835113
Women executives. (OCoLC)fst01177651
Added Author Devnew, Lynne (Lynne E.), editor.
Le Ber, Marlene (Marlene Janzen), editor.
Torchia, Mariateresa, editor.
Burke, Ronald J., editor.
Other Form: Print version: More women on boards. Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2018] 9781641134064 (DLC) 2018040019
ISBN 9781641134071 (electronic book)
1641134070 (electronic book)
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