In western societies on both sides of the Atlantic gender-balanced large company boards are increasingly being seen as symbols of the new enlightenment. Politicians of all colours and persuasions have become convinced that male-dominated leadership of large companies and other organisations is an anachronism in a modern democracy. It violates the principle of equality of opportunity and leads to sub-optimal allocations of talent, skill and ability.
KeywordsEuropean Union Corporate Governance Political Environment Supervisory Board Female Director
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