Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

by John Colley, Jacqueline Doyle, Wallace Stettinius, George Logan
     
 

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A one-volume, MBA-level course on selecting—and operating as—an effective board of directors

Accounting "irregularities," lavish payouts to underperforming executives, and other shell-game tactics have led to legitimate questions on the roles and powers of today's director. Corporate Governance examines this volatile situation from its legal,

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A one-volume, MBA-level course on selecting—and operating as—an effective board of directors

Accounting "irregularities," lavish payouts to underperforming executives, and other shell-game tactics have led to legitimate questions on the roles and powers of today's director. Corporate Governance examines this volatile situation from its legal, ethical, and operational perspectives and provides useful insights for board members, managers, investors, and others on how directors can help or hurt a corporation.

Corporate decision makers, active or aspiring board members, and anyone seeking a more thorough understanding of the governance process can look to Corporate Governance for frontline details on:

  • Legal and ethical obligations of directors
  • The board's role in strategy formulation
  • Early warning signs of a board in trouble

A high-quality, diverse board of directors is critical to a corporation's success. Let Corporate Governance provide you with a clear-eyed view of the governance process and arm you with proven guidelines for improving the performance of boards of directors as well as the individuals who compose those boards.

Look to The McGraw-Hill Executive MBA Series for straight-talking, technique-filled books, written by frontline executive education professors and modeled after the programs of top business schools. Other titles in the series include:

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Finance & Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers
  • Managerial Leadership
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sales Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071464000
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/21/2005
Series:
Executive Mba Series
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,448,473
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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