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Diversity and the Effective Corporate Board by Shital Jhunjhunwala, Ram Kumar Mishra

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Chapter 5

Board Composition

Veteran or Novice

The length of service of a director on the board has an impact on his/her performance. This chapter illustrates the need for a balance between senior and new directors.

5.1 Diversity of Tenure on the Board

Another area that that impacts board effectiveness is directors’ tenure. Tenure is the duration for which the director has been a member of the board. Directors who have served on a board for a fair length of time can ...

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