The ‘All blokes’ versus the ‘Gender Diverse’. Guess which boards perform better?

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Susanne Moore

Womens AgendaWomens Agenda, Angela Preistley 23 April 2015

“For many people, it’s simple common sense. Gender diverse boards offer more diverse ideas and better decision-making.

But for those who need the proof, new research from the Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation and Infinitas Asset Management offers some compelling data. Indeed, the 34 all-bloke boards on the ASX 200 have some work to do when it comes to financial performance.

The research launched today finds that companies with at least 25% female representation on their boards perform 7% better than those with men only, and 2% better than those that are male-dominated.”

See the full article here http://www.womensagenda.com.au/talking-about/top-stories/the-all-blokes-versus-the-gender-diverse-guess-which-boards-perform-better/201504235648?utm_source=Women%27s+Agenda+List&utm_campaign=ddf99b0380-Women_s_Agenda_daily_07_11_201402&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f3750bae8d-ddf99b0380-30696521#.VTmRM8Yrjdm

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About susannemoore

Social Commentator, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Founder and Consultant Gender Economics and Diversity Economics. Founder of the Changing Women Forum and The Female Investor Network. Gender Economist and Sociologist and researching the "Profit Impact of Organizational Gender Diversity Programs", chair of the Centre for Gender Economics, www.gendereconomics.org

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