FEMALE PRESENCE ON CORPORATE BOARDS : A MULTI-COUNTRY STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT January 2008

@inproceedings{Terjesen2008FEMALEPO,
  title={FEMALE PRESENCE ON CORPORATE BOARDS : A MULTI-COUNTRY STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT January 2008},
  author={Siri Terjesen},
  year={2008}
}
A growing body of ethics research investigates gender diversity and governance on corporate boards, at individual and firm levels, in single country studies. In this study, we explore the environmental context of female representation on corporate boards of directors, using data from forty-three countries. We suggest that women's representation on corporate boards may be shaped by the larger environment, including the social, political and economic structures of individual countries. We use… CONTINUE READING
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