Archive for February, 2016

Men Blame Women For the Lack of Female Board Members

February 2016. A new study by Harvard Business School, the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, and Spencer Stuart shows that when asked why women are vastly under-represented on corporate boards, the answer given depends on someone's age and gender. Read more from Fortune here.

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Boardrooms Uncertain about Economic Outlook, with Few Predicting Growth

Boardrooms Uncertain about Economic Outlook, with Few Predicting Growth  Survey of 4000+ Directors - Conducted by Groysberg, Bell, and Cheng; Spencer Stuart; and WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation - Captures Board Concerns about Strategy, Cybersecurity, Risk, Talent, and Regulation NEW YORK - February 16, 2016 - In a global survey of 4000+ corporate board directors, ...

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Don’t go on and on. Addressing the gender issue effectively

February 2016. In a recent blog post, Margaret Kett of executive search specialist Tyzack shared her frustration with status-quo thinking about women on boards -- that just the act of adding women to a corporate board will increase a company's success. She writes, "It’s not unreasonable to assume that women choose to ...

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SEC Chief: Board Diversity Is a Priority for Agency in 2016

January 2016. An important Wall Street Journal article reveals that SEC Chair Mary Jo White may press for more complete diversity disclosures in the coming year. Read the article here (paywall).

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