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Women on corporate boards of directors: international research and practice

Author: Vinnicombe, Susan ; Singh, Val ; Burke, Ronald J. ; Bilimoria, Diana ; Huse, Morten Series: New horizons in management Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 252 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781847204806Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Women on Corporate Boards of Directors International Research and Practice Contents List of figures List of tables and boxes List of contributors Acknowledgements Women on corporate boards of directors: international issues and opportunities Ronald J Burke and Susan Vinnicombe PART I INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES 1 Women board directors in the United States: an eleven year retrospective Lois Joy 2 Women on corporate boards of directors: the Canadian perspective Ronald J Burke and Richard Leblanc 3 The pipeline to the board finally opens: women's progress on FTSE 100 boards in the UK Ruth Sealy Susan Vinnicombe and Val Singh 4 Women on corporate boards of directors: the French perspective Mairi Maclean and Charles Harvey 5 New Zealand women directors: many aspire but few succeed Rosanne Hawarden and Ralph E. Stablein 6 'Glacial at best': women's progress on corporate boards in Australia Anne Ross-Smith and Jane Bridge 7 The quota story: five years of change in Norway Marit Hoel 8 Women on corporate boards of directors: the Icelandic perspective Thoranna Jónsdóttir 9 Women on corporate boards of directors in Spanish listed companies Celia de Anca 15 vii viii ix xx 1 24 37 47 57 67 79 88 96 10 Contrasting positions of women directors in Jordan and Tunisia Val Singh PART II RESEARCH THEMES 11 Championing the discussion of tough issues: how women corporate directors contribute to board deliberations Nancy McInerney-Lacombe, Diana Bilimoria and Paul F. Salipante 12 Women directors and the 'black box' of board behavior Morten Huse 13 Do women still lack the 'right' kind of human capital for directorships on the FTSE 100 corporate boards? Siri Terjesen, Val Singh and Susan Vinnicombe 14 Examining gendered experiences beyond the glass ceiling: the precariousness of the glass cliff and the absence of rewards Michelle K. Ryan, Clara Kulich, S. Alexander Haslam, Mette D. Hersby and Catherine Atkins 15 On the progress of corporate women: less a glass ceiling than a bottleneck? Dan R. Dalton and Catherine M. Dalton 16 ION: organizational networking to harness local power for national impact Susan M. Adams, Patricia M. Flynn and Toni G Wolfman 17 Women on corporate boards of directors: best practice companies Heather Foust-Cummings 18 Critical mass: does the number of women on a corporate board make a difference? Sumru Erkut, Vicki W. Kramer and Alison M. Konrad Directions for future research on women on corporate boards of directors Diana Bilimoria Index 108 123 140 152 165 184 198 210 222 233 241

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