Diverse Boards: Do They Deadlock More?
Board diversity is a big issue in the news today, especially since research has shown that a diverse board can come to better decisions and avoid group think. Well, researchers decided to test this theory and found that diverse boards may be more prone to deadlock, but that once a clear strategic objective was set, policy could again find consensus.
To read more about how to balance the vision for a diverse board while still avoiding deadlock, read on at: https://www.kornferry.com/institute/diverse-boards-do-they-deadlock-more?
And the full report at: https://www2.bc.edu/jeffrey-pontiff/Conference%20Papers/Deadlock%20-%202017-11-30.pdf