Seven Steps to a More Diverse Board

This Egon Zehnder article offers seven steps boards can take to successfully make diversity an integrated part of their agendas.

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Is Gender Diversity Profitable?

This 2016 ‘Working Paper’ from the Peterson Institute for International Economics examines the evidence taken from a global survey of 21,980 firms to explore whether or not gender diversity is profitable – whether the presence of women in corporate leadership roles may have a significant influence on improving a firm’s performance.

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Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Key for LGBT Friendly Firms

After analysing the policies of all Fortune 500 firms over a ten year period, this study from the SAGE journal Human Relations in partnership with The Tavistock Institute finds that diversity in the boardroom is key to advancing and encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusive policies.

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Women’s Leadership and Corporate Performance

The ADB Economics Working Paper Series is a forum for stimulating discussion and eliciting feedback on ongoing and recently completed research and policy studies undertaken by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) staff, consultants, or resource persons.

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A Roadmap for Long-Term Cross-Cultural Success

This report, the second in Spencer Stuart’s two-part series, follows on from Part 1 in determining what tools they use to identify Cross-Cultural Agility. This report discusses the collaborative approach that the hiring manager, HR leader, and the executive must take in order to facilitate a successful international assignment. It also highlights the actions that […]

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Diversity of Thought

Heidrick & Struggles have produced this boardroom briefing, which explores issues that have been raised in their recent discussions with chairmen. It looks mainly at the importance of ‘diversity of thought’ and thinking style, explaining the differences between analytical, innovative, imaginative and relational thinking.

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Beyond Boardroom Diversity

In this report, Criticaleye asks senior women business leaders what is being done to ensure future generations of executives and non-executives will be more diverse and inclusive as well as getting their views on the gender debate, diversity and where they believe the real, systematic problems lie.

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