Harvard Business Class Asks: Why Aren’t More Women on Corporate Boards?

We have often discussed the challenges of getting more women on corporate boards. This semester, a Harvard Business School professor is teaching an entire course on the subject, with the intention of figuring out why this gender imbalance persists and how to achieve more diversity. Professor Boris Groysberg says his new elective MBA course, “How […]

Agency Is Taking a New Look at HUBZone Program for Small Businesses

Although it is not giving much detail about precisely what it plans to do, the Small Business Administration has announced that it has been reviewing the processes and procedures that it uses for implementing its HUBZone program and that it has determined that several of the program’s regulations should be amended in order to resolve […]

Study Gives New Twist on Importance of Women on Corporate Boards

By Pamela J. Bethel We have written before about the importance of increasing the number of women on the boards of major corporations from the 15 percent level that seems to have stubbornly remained with us. We and others have said on many occasions that placing more women on boards isn’t just the right thing […]