Corporate Governance and Accountability
Recent years have witnessed an exponential growth in corporate governance. Improvements in corporate governance practice are being orchestrated at a global level. Scandals such as Enron and Parmalat have driven home the need for constant reform. Corporate Governance, Second Edition has been written in response to the constantly changing guidelines and policy in this field and demonstrates the close relationship between academic research and professional practice.
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"An important contribution to the field of corporate governance. Clearly written and accessible."
Corporate Governance and Accountability, Second Edition provides students on undergraduate and MBA courses with an up-to-date reference book covering theory and practice in the area.
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Deﬁning corporate governance
Corporate governance failure
Corporate governance reform in the UK
The role of boards in corporate governance
The role of institutional investors in corporate governance
The role of transparency in corporate governance
An introduction to corporate governance systems worldwide
A reference dictionary of corporate governance systems
Environmental social and governance considerations
Socially responsible investment strategies
Future directions for corporate governance and accountability
Appendix A The Combined Code on Corporate Governance
Appendix B The OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
Discharging a broader corporate accountability