Gender Diversity: Past, Present and Future Perspectives


Daniel M. Mueller (Editor)

Series: Gender Issues and Challenges
BISAC: SOC032000

This book contains five chapters that detail gender differences and diversity. Chapter One analyzes the effects of women being present on corporate boards in Europe. Chapter Two investigates the gender differences in the relationship between networking behavior and career outcomes. Chapter Three highlights that gender stereotypes, work-life balance difficulties, and limited access to resources contribute significantly to the gender gap in innovation. Chapter Four reviews and analyzes the effect of gender diversity in corporate finance policy, considering the evolution over the last decades. Lastly, Chapter Five highlights the extensive and persistent challenges that women, particularly those in leadership roles, encounter when seeking to establish and benefit from professional networks.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Women on Corporate Boards in Europe: Milestones and Challenges
Irma Martínez-García, PhD and Silvia Gómez-Ansón, PhD
Department of Business Administration, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

Chapter 2. Gender Differences in Networking and Career Outcomes: The Spanish Case
Suana González-Pérez1, PhD, Miryam Martínez-Martínez1, PhD and Gabriela Contreras2, PhD
1Department of Business Economics, School of Economics and Business, Universidad San Pablo-CEU, CEU Universities, Madrid, Spain
2Radboud University, Institute for Management Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Chapter 3. Breaking the Gender Barrier: Exploring the Intersection of Innovation and Gender
Susana Gonzalez-Perez, PhD and Arancha Mielgo, PhD
Department of Business Management, School of Economics and Business, Universidad San Pablo-CEU, CEU Universities, Madrid, Spain

Chapter 4. Gender Diversity and Capital Structure: From the Past to the Future
Elisabete S. Vieira1 and Mara Madaleno2
Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies (GOVCOPP), Aveiro Institute of Accounting and Administration, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
2Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness and Public  Policies (GOVCOPP), Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Chapter 5. Networking and Gender Differences: An Integrative Literature Review
Miguel Cano-Gil
Investigador en formación del Programa de Derecho y Economía en la Escuela Internacional de Doctorado CEU (CEINDO), Universidad San Pablo-CEU, CEU Universities, Madrid, Spain


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