Diversity and the Effective Corporate Board

By

  • Ram Mishra, ONGC Subir Raha Chair Professor on Corporate Governance, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India
  • Shital Jhunjhunwala, Head, Center for Corporate Governance, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India

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.
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Audience

Graduate students and researchers working in corporate governance as well as professionals involved in selecting, recruiting, and training board members 

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2013
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-410497-6


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