Corporate Governance: Principles and Issues
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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.
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Part 1 Principles of Corporate Governance
3 Theories of corporate governance
4 Mechanisms of corporate governance
5 Corporate governance in a global economy
6 Codes of corporate governance
Part 2 Issues on the boards agenda
9 Issues between boards and owners
10 Issues between owners
11 Issues between the company and its publics
Part 3 Reporting rebalancing and the future
12 Transparency the universal antiseptic
13 Governance beyond corporations
14 An unsettled and unsettling future?