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Women on Corporate Boards: Global Trends for Promoting Diversity

We last explored the topic of gender diversity on boards, in particular the underrepresentation of women on them, late in 2012, but much has happened globally on the subject since then. More companies have adopted regulation on the issue that range from “comply-or-explain” rules to quotas for the percentage of women on boards. A 2014 Grant Thornton […]

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David Ellerman discusses wall street capitalism and alternatives providing voice to employees

Is Wall Street Capitalism Really “The Model”?

Guest post from David P. Ellerman who works in the fields of economics and political economy, social theory and philosophy, mathematical logic, and quantum mechanics. His undergraduate degree was in philosophy at M.I.T. (’65), and he has Masters degrees in Philosophy of Science (’67) and in Economics (’68), and a doctorate in Mathematics (’71) all from Boston […]

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Women Directors: "Colorful… and Prettier Too"

Germany is in a state of uproar after Deutsch Bank’s CEO said that bringing women into upper management would make life “most colorful … and prettier too.” (At the moment, no women adorn Deutsche Bank’s management board or group executive committee.) The comments came as the country debates whether to instate a mandatory minimum quota […]

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