CEO Letter

On Board Diversity and Other Governance Paradoxes

By Peter R. Gleason


Directorship Magazine

The other day I used the two-dollar word “paradox” in a conversation and got challenged: “What exactly do you mean by that?” I confess that to explain myself, I had to go to several dictionaries. Paradox can be defined as a “situation that seems impossible because it contains contradictory elements” (Cambridge) or a “statement that seems self-contradictory and yet is perhaps true” (Merriam-Webster)...

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This article is from the Fall 2022 issue of Directorship.