Corporate Governance / Edition 2

Corporate Governance / Edition 2

by Christine Mallin
     
 

ISBN-10: 019928900X

ISBN-13: 9780199289004

Pub. Date: 10/05/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking modules in Corporate Governance, the text will help students understand the context in which corporate governance develops by examining the legal structure and capital market for various countries. Well-written and engaging, the book builds on a sound theoretical base to encompass the latest developments…  See more details below

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Suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking modules in Corporate Governance, the text will help students understand the context in which corporate governance develops by examining the legal structure and capital market for various countries. Well-written and engaging, the book builds on a sound theoretical base to encompass the latest developments in the field. Its excellent pedagogical features include thought-provoking discussion questions, helpful weblinks and useful chapter introductions and summaries making this essential reading for Business, Economies, Accounting, Finance, and MBA students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199289004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/05/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Source Acknowledgements
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1Introduction1
Pt. 1Developments in Corporate Governance7
2Theoretical Aspects of Corporate Governance9
3Development of Corporate Governance Codes19
Pt. 2Owners and Stakeholders41
4Shareholders and Stakeholders43
5Family Owned Firms53
6The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance63
7Socially Responsible Investment79
Pt. 3Directors and Board Structure91
8Directors and Board Structure93
9Directors' Performance and Remuneration109
Pt. 4International Corporate Governance121
10Corporate Governance in Continental Europe123
11Corporate Governance in Central and Eastern Europe149
12Corporate Governance in South East Asia173
13Corporate Governance in South Africa, India, and Brazil193
14Conclusions207
Glossary211
Index213

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