This paper analyses relation between the enlightened shareholder value principle (ESV) and board gender diversity in the UK. ESV has created the need for a board that embraces values coming from both the masculine and feminine leadership styles. The recent initiatives encouraging female representation in boardrooms can be understood as a means to facilitate the implementation of the ESV approach.
|Journal||The Company Lawyer|
|Publication status||Published - 31 May 2016|
- gender diversity; board of directors; enlightened shareholder value
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- School of Law - Senior Lecturer Corporate Law
- Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law
- Edinburgh Centre for Private Law
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