Corporate Governance

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 7, 2008 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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The new edition of this successful text offers an indispensable guide to the key concepts of corporate governance every student and business professional should know. It includes more exercises and student questions, penetrating analysis of the latest examples of corporate failure and controversy, and the lively "cases in point" which have characterized previous editions.

  • Features 16 case studies of corporations in crisis, including General Motors, American Express, Time Warner, IBM, and Premier Oil
  • Contains an invaluable web link to The Corporate Library, the leading independent research firm dedicated to corporate governance
  • Includes an Appendix with an overview of CG Guidelines and Codes of Best Practice in Emerging Markets
  

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Contents

What is a Corporation?
9
as a Person
15
Wrigley 1968
17
A UK attempt to redefine corporate manslaughter
25
Government
35
Chrysler
36
The years of accounting dangerously
44
The good the bad and the real
52
A directors departure
247
Sears
266
Compaq and Salomon Inc
287
Performance
295
ATT and NCR
300
The chairman speaks
314
United Airlines and employee ownership
337
The tempting of the workplace
338

Measuring Value Enhancement
57
Sears Automotive
60
The battle of the theme parks
66
DaimlerBenz and the New York Stock Exchange
73
Price fixing
81
Ownership
93
Of vouchers and values Robert A G Monks visits Vaclav Havel
100
Partnership vs corporation
106
Who owns Hershey?
112
One share one vote
122
Refco
128
T Rowe Price and Texaco
134
Interlocking directors
137
CalPERS and Enron
153
The Institutional Shareholders Committee
166
Campbells Soup and General Motors
181
Deutsche Asset Management changes its vote
194
AP Paramount and KMart
207
Monitoring
225
CONTENTS
226
The CEOChairman
242
International Corporate Governance
351
Offshore outsourcing
353
The Institutional Investor as Proxy for the Public Interest
365
Corporations in Crisis
411
Extensive interactive case studies on Enron and the New York Stock Exchange on this
412
Corporations in Crisis
413
American Express
451
Time Warner
463
Sears Roebuck Co
476
Petroleum
488
Carter Hawley Hale
503
Eastman Kodak
514
Waste Management Corp
518
Stone Webster
537
Mirror GroupTrinity Mirror
550
Arthur Andersen
563
WorldCom by Beth Young
576
Premier Oil Shareholder Value Governance and Social Issues
595
Relational Investors LLP vs Sovereign Bank Corporation 2006
608
Index
623
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Robert A.G. Monks and Nell Minow are founders of The Corporate Library, the leading independent research firm dedicated to corporate governance. Formerly principals of the Lens Fund and officers of Institutional Shareholder Services, Monks & Minow have also collaborated on two other books: Power and Accountability and Watching the Watchers.

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