Women on corporate boards of directors
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Women on corporate boards of directors international challenges and opportunities

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht .
Written in English


  • Women executives,
  • Executives,
  • Directors of corporations

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Ronald J. Burke, Mary C. Mattis
SeriesIssues in business ethics -- v. 14
ContributionsBurke, Ronald J, Mattis, Mary C
LC ClassificationsHD6054.3 .W67 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16978041M
ISBN 100792361628
LC Control Number99089697

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