Women on Corporate Boards and in Top Management: European Trends and Policy

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Colette Fagan, Maria González Menčndez, Silvia Gómez Ansón
Palgrave Macmillan, May 9, 2012 - Social Science - 288 pages
This book investigates the transfer of parent country organizational practices by the retailers to their Chinese subsidiaries, providing insights into employment relations in multinational retail firms and changing labourmanagement systems in China, as well as their impact on consumer culture.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Past Present and Future
18
Aims Methodology and Implications
43
Innovative Gender Equality Policy
70
The Rapid Increase of Women on Swedish Boards of Directors
91
Women on Company Boards in Finland
109
7 Womens Representation on the Boards of UKListed Companies
128
A Time of Change?
150
Towards a GenderBalanced Presence of Women on Corporate Boards
169
New and Persisting Barriers for Younger Generations of Women
198
The Hungarian Case
221
12 Conclusions
245
Bibliography
259
Index
281
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TONJA BLATNIK Managers' Association of Slovenia, Slovenia LOVE BOHMAN Stockholm University, Sweden MAGNUS BYGREN Stockholm University, Sweden CRISTOFER EDLING Jacobs University, Germany ALEKSANDRA KANJUO MR?ELA University of Ljubljana, Slovenia PAIVI KORVAJARVI University of Tampere, Finland BARBARA LU AR University of Ljubljana, Slovenia LARA MARTÍNEZ GONZÁLEZ University of Oviedo, Spain BEATA NAGY Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary MARK SMITH Grenoble Ecole de Management, France SONJA MUC Managers' Association of Slovenia, Slovenia PRIYA SRINIVASAN Grenoble Ecole de Management, France CLAIRE SUTHERLAND University of Manchester, UK N. TEASDALE University of Manchester, UK MARI TEIGEN Institute for Social Research, Norway KATIARYNA ZBUK Grenoble Ecole de Management, France