Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

by Ernst & Young, Peter Wallace, John Zinkin
     
 

The importance of corporate governance in today's increasingly complex business environment cannot be undermined. This timely and insightful book not only explains the principles of good governance but also offers different perspectives from numerous companies that deliver effective corporate governance.This book deals with three aspects of corporate

Overview

The importance of corporate governance in today's increasingly complex business environment cannot be undermined. This timely and insightful book not only explains the principles of good governance but also offers different perspectives from numerous companies that deliver effective corporate governance.This book deals with three aspects of corporate governance—the interests of the Shareholder and how corporate governance links to creating shareholder value; the interests of the Regulators and why they are bothered about corporate governance in the battle for foreign direct investment; and the interests of the Directors and the Board in their attempts to run the business effectively and adhere to the principles of good governance. Some unique features include:

  • Combining Regulators? perspective with that of the Shareholder/Investor and the Director who has to deliver effective corporate governance
  • Comparing Practices in the key different jurisdictions in Asia
  • Discussing the key markets of Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore, all currently undergoing major changes in this area.
Sensible, engaging and pragmatic, corporate governance assembles the collected wisdom, views and opinions of Peter Wallace and John Zinkin s vast experience, offering an insider's view on successful corporate directorship in Asia. It is a refreshing collection of observations and comments on the many facets of this crucial topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470821121
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/14/2004
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Wallace is the Singapore Practice Leader for Ernst & Young's Global Financial Services Group. In his current role he provides audit and advisory services to a number of the world's most respected financial institutions. He also provides a range of corporate governance services to major Asian corporates in the areas of board and director assessment, internal audit re-engineering, risk management and director training. He has written and spoken widely on various corporate governance topics including contributing a series on corporate governance to one of the Singapore national newspapers. He currently sits on the Advisory Board for the Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre of the National University of Singapore's Business School.

John Zinkin has 33 years of experience in business, 19 in Asia. He has held top management positions in major multinational marketing, manufacturing and consulting companies. He is currently Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy and the Director of Corporate Affairs at Nottingham University Business School, Malaysia Campus.
He is also the Managing Director of Zinkin Ettinger Sdn Bhd, which specializes in brand positioning, change management, change communication and marketing strategy. Recent clients include leading companies in oil and gas, banking, forestry, IT, advertising, ceramics and apparel. He has run a number of workshops on Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility for directors of Malaysian public listed companies, as well as organizing conferences on CSR in the Asia Pacific region. He has contributed regular articles for leading Malaysian business publications, and is the author of What CEO's Must Do to Succeed published in 2003.

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