Literature Review Women on boards and in TMTS and firm performance 65 Table 3 2 Summary of respondents characteristics Freq 45 48 84 9 70 10 12 1 Percent 48 4 51 6 90 32 9 68 75 27 12 90 10 75 1 08 Cum 48 4 100 00 90 32 100 00 75 27 88 17 98 92 100 00 test statistic Binomial test Expect k 46 5 Assumed p 05 0000 Observed p 0 51613 Pr k 45 or k 48 0 835846 two sided test Chi square goodness of fit chisq 3 is 10 94 p 0121 Gender Female Male Department affiliation Member of IR department Other department position Headquarters Germany Austria Switzerland other country the company s point of view and also when repre senting one s own opinion I try to overcome this risk by ensuring anonymity However distrust in the survey s anonymity obvious or latent could increase the tendency to give socially desirable answers 3 5 Results 3 5 1 Survey sample The ratio of male and female survey participants is fairly balanced the proportion of females does not significantly differ from the hypothesized value of 50 percent Therefore gender bias is unlikely The vast majority of respondents is member of the investor relations department The remaining res pondents hold various other positions within their company such as CFO holder staff division group communications or treasury The following shows the summary of the respondents characteristics Gender diversity on corporate boards and in TMTs in practice

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