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Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector

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Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector. / Gkliatis, Ioannis; Koufopoulos, Dimitrios; Pastra, Aspasia.

Maritime Women: Global Leadership. ed. / Momoko Kitada; Erin Williams; Lisa Loloma Froholdt. Vol. 3 1. ed. Germany : Springer, 2015. p. 35-54 (WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs).

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Harvard

Gkliatis, I, Koufopoulos, D & Pastra, A 2015, Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector. in M Kitada, E Williams & L Loloma Froholdt (eds), Maritime Women: Global Leadership. 1 edn, vol. 3, WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs, Springer, Germany, pp. 35-54. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45385-8_4

APA

Gkliatis, I., Koufopoulos, D., & Pastra, A. (2015). Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector. In M. Kitada, E. Williams, & L. Loloma Froholdt (Eds.), Maritime Women: Global Leadership (1 ed., Vol. 3, pp. 35-54). (WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45385-8_4

Vancouver

Gkliatis I, Koufopoulos D, Pastra A. Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector. In Kitada M, Williams E, Loloma Froholdt L, editors, Maritime Women: Global Leadership. 1 ed. Vol. 3. Germany: Springer. 2015. p. 35-54. (WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45385-8_4

Author

Gkliatis, Ioannis ; Koufopoulos, Dimitrios ; Pastra, Aspasia. / Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of the Greek Shipping Sector. Maritime Women: Global Leadership. editor / Momoko Kitada ; Erin Williams ; Lisa Loloma Froholdt. Vol. 3 1. ed. Germany : Springer, 2015. pp. 35-54 (WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs).

Bibtex

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