Seeking Unity, Not Uniformity*: Diversity and the Corporate Board of Directors
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March 06, 2019
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The National Law Review’s article, “Seeking Unity, Not Uniformity*: Diversity and Corporate Board of Directors,” cites Russell Reynolds Associates’ paper, “2019 Global & Regional Corporate Governance Trends.” The article is excerpted below.
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The National Law Review

New board of directors appointments such as Indra Nooyi joining Amazon, Nikki Haley nominated by Boeing, and Michelle J. Howard as IBM’s latest director illustrate the accelerating trend of gender and minority diversity on corporate boards – an apt topic for Women’s History Month. And there are plentiful reasons for promoting board diversity.

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Further, firms like Russell Reynolds point to business research and studies showing that leadership diversity, beginning with board diversity, simply improves business performance. See 2019 Corporate Governance Trends and Harvard Business Review.

 

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