Research: Gender diversity and corporate performance
This report focuses on whether gender diversity has a positive impact within corporate management.
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This research sets out to answer four broad questions:
1. What evidence is there to support the theory that stock-market performance is enhanced by having a greater number of women on the board?
2. Is there any difference in the financial characteristics of companies with a greater number of women on the board?
3. Why might it make a difference (better or worse) to have some gender diversity in company management?
4. What factors might limit companies in increasing female representation?