Diversity’s Role in Boardroom Leadership

What does boardroom culture yield when a board commits to a broad embrace of diversity—including diversity of gender, ideas, ethnicity, race, education, age, and skills?  Do chances improve for decisions that help lead the company to maximize its potential and meet its leadership responsibilities?  And if so, how?

Given all the research data about boardroom diversity, it’s tempting to turn to data for answers.  Yet data are limited in what they can tell us about how diversity affects boardroom culture and leadership.  By contrast, examining the experiences of directors who have served on a board that embraced—or didn’t embrace—diversity as … Read more