開催日：2022/1/5（水）15：00 ～ 16：30
Toru Yoshikawa (Professor, Singapore Management University)
The Effects of Internal Institutionalization and Mimetic Pressures on Executive Gender Change: The Case of Chief Human Resource Officer
Despite the general underrepresentation of women on senior management positions, the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) positions are increasingly occupied by women. However, we do not know much about the underlying mechanisms of how women have been filling the CHRO position under increasing institutional pressure for greater gender diversity at the top organizational level. We thus aim to uncover such mechanisms in this study. We find that firms are more likely to appoint a woman as the CHRO when the predecessor is a woman suggesting that the presence of internal institutionalization mechanism of this role by gender. We also find that CEO board interlock ties with firms that have a female CHRO and the industry-level diffusion of a female CHRO facilitate a change from a male CHRO to a female CHRO. These results suggest that while the CHRO is often internally institutionalized by gender, mimetic institutional mechanisms function to promote a woman to be appointed to the CHRO position when the predecessor is a man.
About the Speaker
Toru Yoshikawa is Professor of Strategic Management at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. He received his Ph.D. from York University in Canada. His main research interests include strategic and performance implications of corporate governance, board reforms and diversity, comparative corporate governance, and corporate governance and strategy of family-controlled firms. His research articles have appeared in such academic journals as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Journal of Management Studies. He has also published Asian Corporate Governance: Trends and Challenges (Cambridge Elements in Corporate Governance) and a co-edited book, The Convergence of Corporate Governance: Promise and Prospects (Palgrave Macmillan).
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