Diverse representation alone does not lead to diverse leadership on corporate boards, MU study finds

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The #MeToo era has shined a spotlight on the challenges faced by women in the workplace, from sexual misconduct to inequality in pay, and widened to include the concerns of minorities and marginalized groups. While many businesses have addressed criticisms by hiring people from different backgrounds, a new study from the University of Missouri suggests that diverse representation on corporate boards does not necessarily translate into more leadership opportunities for women or minorities.

Story by Austin Fitzgerald.

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