Corporate Governance: How to Add Value

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
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This book present the value school of corporate governance, outlining a multitude of areas where corporate governance could add real worth, and showing how this can be put into effect.

No “one-size-fits-all” model emerges as a solution. Rather, the insights in this book take idiosyncrasies and dynamics over time into consideration. They consider the main issues and their real causes, ownership settings, country settings and new developments in corporate governance research and practice.

  • International focus places emphasises on typical patterns, predicament and solutions instead of national laws.
  • Points are illustrated with in-depth case studies and highlighted learning nuggets.
  • Alerts the reader to typical dilemmas and traps in attaining the goal of value creation, whilst also pointing to promising avenues forward.
 

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Contents

1 Corporate Governance Beyond the Scandals and Buzzwords
3
2 International Corporate Governance Similarities across Systems
63
Part II Boards Internal Dynamics
89
3 Information Demand and Supply for Changing Board Roles
91
4 Navigating through Typical Conflict Patterns
111
5 Codes of Conduct The ValueAdded beyond Compliance
131
6 Board Evaluation
153
Part III Corporate Governance in Specific Contexts
161
8 Corporate Governance in and with Subsidiaries
191
9 Corporate Governance in Developed vs Emerging Markets
203
10 Responsibilities in Alternative Forms of Governance
221
Part IV Corporate Governance in Special Ownership Situations
233
11 Corporate Governance in Family Businesses
235
12 Corporate Governance Dilemmas in Private Equity Companies
255
Part V Conclusion
285
Index
287

7 Corporate Governance Dynamics in MA
163

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