What Is Corporate Governance?
McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 22, 2004 - Business & Economics - 96 pages
A comprehensive overview of one of today's most important and controversial topics
The need for sound corporate governance is the #1 item on many people's agendas today, from corporate directors and decision makers to investors looking to shield themselves from the next Enron-type disaster. But what exactly constitutes sound governance? And what should directors and managers do to ensure they can meet their governance responsibilities--whether legal, moral, or both?
What Is Corporate Governance? provides readers with concise yet comprehensive coverage of this hot-button subject. Following the reader-friendly format of McGraw- Hill's highly successful What Is . . . series, this one-stop overview of corporate governance features:
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Chapter 2 The Legal Obligations of Directors
Chapter 3 Getting and Keeping an Effective Board
Chapter 4 How an Effective Board Organizes Its Work
Chapter 5 The BoardCEO Relationship
Chapter 6 CEO Compensation
Chapter 7 The Boards Role in Management