Corporate Governance: Principles and Issues

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SAGE, Nov 15, 2010 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Offering a fresh look at the commonly accepted view of what constitutes good governance, Donald Nordberg explores the contexts of board decisions and draws upon his academic research and years of business and financial journalism in Europe, North America and Asia to provide a distinctive and pertinent contribution to the literature on corporate governance. The book:

- Features 21 detailed case studies, drawn from international examples, to prompt discussion and analysis

- Provides topical, up-to-date examples and evidence

- Gives attention to the important question "What next for Corporate Governance?"

Supporting features include: Case Study questions; "Agenda Point" boxes to provide further analysis and consideration on topical issues; Further readings; Companion Website, featuring online resources.

Visit the Companion Website at www.sagepub.co.uk/nordberg

 

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Contents

1 Introducing corporate governance
1
2 The problems of corporate governance
11
Part 1 Principles of Corporate Governance
25
3 Theories of corporate governance
27
4 Mechanisms of corporate governance
50
5 Corporate governance in a global economy
69
6 Codes of corporate governance
93
Part 2 Issues on the boards agenda
115
9 Issues between boards and owners
145
10 Issues between owners
162
11 Issues between the company and its publics
177
Part 3 Reporting rebalancing and the future
191
12 Transparency the universal antiseptic
193
13 Governance beyond corporations
210
14 An unsettled and unsettling future?
225
References
247

7 Issues within the board
117
8 Issues between boards and management
131

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