Most of the academic studies purporting to show a rational case for ‘improving’ gender diversity in boardrooms are written by academics in one of two disciplines:
SOCIOLOGY We know from a survey published in 2004 that 90% of British sociology professors report their personal politics as left-wing, and only 3% of them are Conservative voters
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Another overwhelmingly left-leaning group, and I posted an intriguing New York Times article on the matter two months ago:
I’ve since had an exchange of emails with Professor Jonathan Haidt of the University of Virginia, and he kindly provided me with the following link to the talk, and the debate and commentary which ensued:
Our thanks to the good professor for stimulating a robust debate on this important topic.