Review of Article “women on Boards and Corporate Social Responsibility”

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Review of Article “women on Boards and Corporate Social Responsibility”

REVIEW OF ARTICLE “WOMEN ON BOARDS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY”

Analysed article is written by Eunjung Hyun, Daegyu Yang, Hojin Jung and Kihoon Hong and is called “Women on Boards and Corporate Social Responsibility”. Published on 24 March 2016 in journal “Sustainability”, volume 8, issue 4. Article consists of 25 pages.

As presented in the abstract of the article, authors goal was to offer reduce the deficit in the literature about positive influence of the female as independent directors on the company’s social responsibility and, also describing organizational context which leads female directorship to results into good CSR performance. In selected article two hypothesis were tested: H1: The greater the number (or proportion) of women independent directors, the better a firm’s CSR performance. H2: The effect hypothesized in H1 increases (decreases) for firms with more (less) consumer market orientation. And the hypothesies were grounded by theory and previous studies.