Fundamentals of Corporate Governance

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SAGE Publications, 2008 - Business & Economics - 1512 pages
Fundamentals of Corporate Governance assembles definitive work by leading international scholars in the field of corporate governance from the United States, UK, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The editors provide an illuminating focus on the mechanisms and institutions of corporate governance. Each of the four volumes address a major theme, examine historical and current debates, analyze research findings, and project policy development.

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Contents

Who Controls Whom? An Examination of the Relation between
1
Their Impact on
14
KTaylor
37
Alternative Internal Controls as Substitutes of the Board of Directors
52
The Strategic Role of the Board Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor
84
The Chairman and the Chief Executive Adrian Cadbury
113
Firm
131
Do Independent Directors Add Value? Zoltan Matolcsy Donald Stokes
149
Firm Characteristics
207
The Determinants and Effects of Board Nomination Committees
229
Board Control Remuneration Committees and Top Management
253
How Independent is Your Compensation Committee? Richard E Wood
270
Developments in Remuneration Policy Alastair Ross Goobey
283
Evidence
290
Perspectives on the Role of
304
The Corporate Governance Effects of Audit Committees
332

Beyond Agency Conceptions of the Work of the NonExecutive
159
A Functional Approach to Board
187
Redefined Expectations of Audit
355
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About the author (2008)

Thomas Clarke is professor of management and head of the School of Management at the University of Technology, Sydney. He was previously a professor at Leeds Business School.

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