Director Skill Networks
We investigate how firms select directors from other company boards. Our results indicate that firms select directors that fit into the current pool of directors.
Renee B. Adams
Ali C. Akyol and André Gygax
Director Skill Sets
We examine director skills and report that the main dimension along which boards vary is in the diversity of skills of their directors. We find that firm performance increases when director skill sets exhibit more commonality.
Ali C. Akyol and Patrick Verwijmeren