30.05.2016

Female members on corporate boards can lower number of mergers and acquisitions

  “Does female membership on corporate boards impact mergers and acquisitions? As the percentage of females on boards of America’s largest companies has risen from 15 percent in 2005 to 20 percent in 2015, the question is relevant to today’s decision makers. University of Notre Dame researcher Craig Crossland, management professor at the Mendoza College […]

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25.05.2016

Still a man’s world

IT IS still common to see headlines announcing the first woman to occupy some important post or other. Asako Suzuki has just been appointed the first female board member at Honda, a Japanese carmaker. In January the Irish central bank appointed its first female deputy governor. And of course Hillary Clinton could become America’s first […]

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25.05.2016

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

  “There are three popular explanations for the clear under-representation of women in management, namely: (1) they are not capable; (2) they are not interested; (3) they are both interested and capable but unable to break the glass-ceiling: an invisible career barrier, based on prejudiced stereotypes, that prevents women from accessing the ranks of power. […]

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09.05.2016

Why Men Are Retweeted More Than Women

Here’s an under-140-character musing for you: the hashtag can teach us something about gender. A male Twitter user might tag that observation with something like #linguistics, #gender, or maybe #hashtags. A female user is more likely to add something like #duh. (…) Retrouvez l’article complet en ligne

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