Scandic Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews
ISSN 2703-965X

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Female representation in corporate governance and influence on the firm’s performance in Botswana

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1.Stancey T. Nkgowe 2.Sandra Chinhema

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When concerned to discuss role of women in corporate governance of Africa, gender discrimination and inequality become highly prominent. Thus, the current study aims to evaluate the gender inequality and female representation in the corporate governance of Africa, with special reference to Botswana, and analyze its impact on firm’s performance. To attain the objective of the current study, the research followed qualitative systematic review methodology. Through this methodology, the research relied on the review of already published reports and literature. The data was collected through authentic journals, whereas the articles were accessed through scholarly search engines. The findings revealed that women’s participation as corporate governance is too low in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially in Botswana. This is because the traditional approach of male dominant culture and gender inequalities. Only 16% women are provided opportunities to participate as corporate leaders, whereas decisions are mostly taken in the hands of male staff. Though men are considered as great leaders, but still the economy of Botswana is showing -8% declines, which reflects poor firm’s financial performance.





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