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Diverse boards, rather than CEOs, are key to advancing equity and diversity in companies

Cook, Alison and Glass, Christy (2014) Diverse boards, rather than CEOs, are key to advancing equity and diversity in companies. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Nov 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

American companies face mounting pressure to advance workplace equity and diversity. From business consultants to human resource personnel, from shareholders to the media, the message to companies is clear: diversity and equity matter in today’s workplace. But what is the best path for companies to achieve these goals? Using data from Fortune 500 firms, Alison Cook and Christy Glass argue that the key is promoting diversity on the board of directors.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors, USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
JEL classification: M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration > M10 - General
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2014 12:16
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2019 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/60399

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