Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2011 (Revised November 2011)

Liberté, Égalité, Sororité: How Should France Achieve Boardroom Parité?

by Boris Groysberg and Hilary Fischer-Groban

Abstract

The French government is considering mandating a gender quota for corporate boards. Other countries have approached the question of gender equity in corporate governance in various ways; which model might best work for France?

Keywords: Equality and Inequality; Governing and Advisory Boards; Gender; Corporate Governance; France;

Citation:

Groysberg, Boris, and Hilary Fischer-Groban. "Liberté, Égalité, Sororité: How Should France Achieve Boardroom Parité?" Harvard Business School Case 412-061, September 2011. (Revised November 2011.)