Gender diversity in boardrooms

Marzullo, Camilla (A.A. 2020/2021) Gender diversity in boardrooms. Tesi di Laurea in Law and economics (corporate and business law: antitrust and regulation), Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Pierluigi Matera, pp. 64. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Diversity and corporate boards. History and data. Addressing the issue: the struggle for equality, the debate and the ideological approach. A different approach: the business case for gender diversity in corporate boards. Gender diversity and the correlation with financial performance. Gender diversity, efficiency and corporate governance. Legal strategies for change. Hard law approach. Soft law approach. Explaining the different approaches and comparing their effectiveness. Gender quotas for corporate boards. Europe and the Norwegian model. The leverage effect of corporate quotas. Arguments against the implementation of quotas. State of gender diversity in corporate boards in the US. The California Senate bill 826. Nothing that happens in California stays in California: other jurisdictions. Future perspectives. A different approach: the role of shareholder activism in enhancing gender diversity. Sustainable corporate governance. The mixed leadership model as synonym for innovation.


Bibliografia: pp. 58-64.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Business, English language (L-33)
Chair: Law and economics (corporate and business law: antitrust and regulation)
Thesis Supervisor: Matera, Pierluigi
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2022 14:08
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2022 14:08


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