Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices
Taking an international perspective, Bob Tricker examines different models and theories of corporate governance and applies them in a real world context. The author is highly experienced in this field and his practical discussion throughout allows students to appreciate the reality of governance. In this new edition corporate governance theories, the governance of corporate risk, and corporate social responsibility and sustainability are all now more prominent. In addition, more emphasis is given to the BRIC nations to reflect their growing importance. An Online Resource Centre accompanies the text and includes: For lecturers: teaching notes for cases in the book, additional cases studies, group exercises, PowerPoint slides, teaching notes for projects and exercises in the book For students: an 'ask the author' forum, a corporate governance blog, links to corporate governance codes and useful websites, additional information on case studies.
Appendix 1 Corporate Governance Codes Around the World
Appendix 2 Enron
Appendix 3 The Evolution of the UK Corporate Governance Code
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