Essays about: "Gender Diversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the words Gender Diversity.

  1. 1. Gender diversity and innovation in technology and manufacturing companies

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Manousos Kokkinakis; Xin Li; [2022]
    Keywords : Innovation; Gender Diversity; Technology Manufacturing firms; Logistic Regression Analysis.;

    Abstract : In this thesis the relation between gender diversity and innovation in technology and manufacturing companies is explored. Data on firm-level are used from The Enterprise Surveys of the World Bank, which are designed as a panel data survey and comprise a collection of data on 146,000 firms in 143 countries, from years 2006 to 2019. READ MORE

  2. 2. Playing Poker without Looking at the Cards—Does it Even Matter?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Erik Hillestad Andréasson; Gustav Blomdahl; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Special Purpose Acquisition Company; SPAC; Stock Performance; Performance Determinant; Management characteristic; C-Suite; Gender Diversity; Scope;

    Abstract : In 2020, the recent boom of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) resulted in this financial vehicle overtaking traditional IPOs as the leading firm structure for taking companies public. The dormant structure of SPACs forces investors to primarily rely on the management team to find value-creating acqui-sitions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Glass Floor - A Qualitative Study on Female Management Representation Through The Lens of Dominant Narratives

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Emma Sandin; Hilda Hardell; [2021]
    Keywords : Women-in-management; Gender Diversity; Dominant narratives; Organizational storytelling; Organizational change;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown positive implications on firm performance as a result of gender diverse teams. Commonly the research on women-in-management is centered around the difficulties women face when attempting to reach top management positions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender diversity and firm performance : A study of how female representation on Board of Directors and Top Management Teams of Swedish listed firms affect financial performance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindeborg; Anna Vögeli; [2021]
    Keywords : Women; gender diversity; Board of Directors; Top Management Teams; financial performance; critical mass;

    Abstract : This study investigates if the proportion of women on Board of Directors (BOD) and Top Management Teams (TMT) in Swedish listed firms affect the financial performance. Using a sample of 1,432 firm-year observations for firms listed at Nasdaq Stockholm during the years 2012-2019, the study estimates multiple regressions to investigate the association between proportion of women on BODs and TMTs and firms’ financial performance, measured as ROA, ROE and Tobin’s Q. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender and the Architectural Lighting Design Team; A Study into the Real and Perceived

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Julia Aijkens; [2021]
    Keywords : diversity; gender; lighting design; collaborative team;

    Abstract : Studies suggest that diversity is advantageous to group work. As lighting design teams become increasingly diverse, there is an increased opportunity for innovation as well as miscommunication. READ MORE