Diversity And The Effective Corporate Board by Ram Kumar MishraDiversity And The Effective Corporate Board by Ram Kumar Mishra

Diversity And The Effective Corporate Board

byRam Kumar Mishra, Shital JhunjhunwalaEditorRam Kumar Mishra

Paperback | May 1, 2013

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The book discusses the various aspects of diversity of corporate boards in terms of gender, age, nationality, tenure, education, experience and personalities. It enumerates the need for such diversity in each category and related concerns. Statistics from around the world support the authors' claims. The nine chapters in this short book have not been previously published.

  • Explains the dimensions of board diversity and ways to use them to increase effectiveness.
  • Supports its findings with statistics from around the world.
  • Relevant for researchers and professionals working in corporate governance and corporate finance
Title:Diversity And The Effective Corporate BoardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:May 1, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124104975

ISBN - 13:9780124104976

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Table of Contents

1. Board Diversity

2. Women on Boards

    3. Gender Diversity in Singapore and India

    4. As Companies Go Global, Boards Must Follow

      5. Board Composition - Novice or Veteran

          6. Age Diversity Towards Balanced Boards

              7. Skill Diversity

                  8. Blend of Personalities

                      9. Building an Effective Board

                      Editorial Reviews

                      "Diversity within a corporate board of directors is increasingly seen as an important element in making the corporation profitable...They describe the need for diversity in gender, age, nationality, tenure, education, experience, and personalities.Among the topics are women on boards, global boards for global companies, veterans and novices, skill diversity, and building an effective board."--ProtoView.com, February 2014