Facebook Should Probably Be Glad It Got A Woman On Its Board

08/03/2012 05:02 pm ET
  • Bloomberg News

The number of women in boardrooms has increased since the end of 2005 as countries such as Norway instituted quotas and companies including Facebook Inc. (FB) added female directors after drawing criticism for a lack of gender diversity. The research, which includes data from 2,360 companies, shows a greater correlation between stock performance and the presence of women on the board after the financial crisis started four years ago.

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