12. Board Diversity

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Ronald Anderson
  1. Daniel Ferreira

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch12

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Ferreira, D. (2010) Board Diversity, in Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice (eds H. K. Baker and R. Anderson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch12

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor (Reader), London School of Economics

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499139

Online ISBN: 9781118258439

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Keywords:

  • economic research;
  • mathematical model;
  • information source;
  • demographic characteristic;
  • social network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Board Diversity, Economic Theory, and Management Theories

  • Benefits and Costs of Diversity

  • A Selective Overview of the Empirical Literature on Board Diversity

  • Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author