Each link in a boardroom network can facilitate both learning from the rest of the network and information diffusion to the network.
Boards have been the focus of both considerable academic research and policy discussions about governance reforms. Studies connect firm performance to the preoccupation and "busyness" of the directors, the diversity of the board, as well as directors’ networks.
Despite evidence of the important role that boards play in firm performance, the question of how board members affect that performance remains. In my paper “Boardroom network and corporate performance: When who you know contributes to what you know”, I address this question by studying the role of boards through the lens of information-sharing between directors that I characte
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