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Gender Diversity (Women) in the Board of Directors
Mohammad Hamdan, Russian Federation, Premium Member
Focusing on task achievement and performance outcomes is generally believed to distinguish male leadership, while focusing on interpersonal relations and work satisfaction are expected from female leaders. In the business sector, women like men have their own point of views, experience, and working style that differs to some extent from those of their male colleagues. Thus a question is: Does the presence of the female component in a company's Board of Directors affect the effectiveness of its corporate governance system? Indeed the existence of gender diversity might impact the effectiveness of the company's corporate governance system in several ways:
  1. DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY: Gender diversity increases the quality of board discussions and the effectiveness of communication, which ensures better information about the company's activities is provided to investors. It also enhances the board's capacity to supervise the process of disclosure and transparency.
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