Handbook on Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance
The book highlights emerging topics in key areas of corporate governance with special emphasis on traditionally unexplored issues. It also aims to stimulate thinking and debate on vital aspects of practice and approaches to corporate governance. The topics covered in this book deal with timely subjects, written by eminent academics and renowned professionals with outstanding expertise in their respective fields, who bring to fore the latest theories and provide an up-to-date overview of the extant literature on each topic. More importantly, they draw readers attention to implications for future research and developments. The book not only contributes to the academic literature but also improves the decision making of regulators and investors.
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Chapter 1 EMERGING TOPICS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Chapter 2 INVESTOR PROTECTIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON CAPITAL MARKETS
Chapter 3 GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION AND CORPORATE FINANCE
Chapter 4 TUNNELING TECHNIQUES AND THEIR EFFECT ON FIRM VALUE AROUND THE WORLD
A THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL REVIEW
THE REGULATORY RESPONSES
REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS THE EMPIRICAL LITERATURE AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
Chapter 8 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND THE SMALLER FIRM
Chapter 11 SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
Chapter 13 STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY THROUGH GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA THE ROLE OF THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT
STRATEGY STRUCTURE AND SYSTEMS THE THREE DIMENSIONS OF BOARD PERFORMANCE
TWO LEVELS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REFORM
Chapter 9 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE UK AND THE EVOLVING ROLE OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS
RETURN AND RISK?
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