No seat at the table : how corporate governance and law keep women out of the boardroom / Douglas M. Branson.

Author
Branson, Douglas M. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York University Press, [2007], ©2007.
Description
ix, 239 pages ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Critical America. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231) and index.
Contents
  • Pt. I. Glass ceilings, floors, and walls
  • 1. Restraints on advancement
  • 2. Glass ceilings and floors : the court cases
  • 3. Prices of motherhood : stereotyping, work/life issues, and opting out
  • 4. In a different register : women in the governance model
  • 5. Bully broads, iron maidens, queen bees, and ice queens
  • Pt. II. Climbing the corporate ladder : myths and realities
  • 6. Routes to the top : the advice
  • 7. The road to the top : the evidence
  • 8. The 2005 proxy data
  • 9. Women and minorities in organizations : the legacy of Tokenism
  • Pt. III. Corporate governance and the keeper of the keys to the boardroom
  • 10. Corporate governance in America
  • 11. Women, culture, and the U.S. model of corporate governance
  • 12. Women in corporate governance : the numbers versus the expectations
  • Pt. IV. Getting a seat at the boardroom table
  • 13. Paradigm shifts : a tale of three women
  • 14. Prescriptions
  • App. A. Fortune 500 corporations with no women directors
  • App. B. Fortune 500 corporations with a single woman director.
ISBN
  • 0814799736 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780814799734 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006018398
OCLC
70129057
International Article Number
  • 9780814799734
RCP
C - S
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