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Cambridge Business Magazine: Gender diversity and executive roles


Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas make no real difference, finds study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club. “We found that gender diversity requirements in corporate governance codes had strong positive effects that go beyond the board to really influence how women advance to top executive roles,” said Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge, who led the study along with Research Fellow Dr Elaine Yen Nee Oon and Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting.

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