Top Management Team Diversity: A systematic Review.

Homberg, F. and Bui, H., 2013. Top Management Team Diversity: A systematic Review. Group and Organization Management, 38 (4), pp. 455-479.

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DOI: 10.1177/1059601113493925


Empirical research investigating the impact of top management team (TMT) diversity on executives’ decision making has produced inconclusive results. To synthesize and aggregate the results on the diversity-performance link, a meta-regression analysis (MRA) is conducted. It integrates more than 200 estimates from 53 empirical studies investigating TMT diversity and its impact on the quality of executives’ decision making as reflected in corporate performance. The analysis contributes to the literature by theoretically discussing and empirically examining the effects of TMT diversity on corporate performance. Our results do not show a link between TMT diversity and performance but provide evidence for publication bias. Thus, the findings raise doubts on the impact of TMT diversity on performance.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social Sciences > Commerce
Group:Business School
ID Code:20922
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Deposited On:07 Oct 2013 12:30
Last Modified:07 Oct 2013 12:30


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