Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

by Robert A. G. Monks, Nell Minow
     
 

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In the wake of the recent global financial collapse the timely new edition of this successful text provides students and business professionals with a welcome update of the key issues facing managers, boards of directors, investors, and shareholders.

In addition to its authoritative overview of the history, the myth and the reality of corporate governance, this new

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In the wake of the recent global financial collapse the timely new edition of this successful text provides students and business professionals with a welcome update of the key issues facing managers, boards of directors, investors, and shareholders.

In addition to its authoritative overview of the history, the myth and the reality of corporate governance, this new edition has been updated to include:

  • analysis of the financial crisis;
  • the reasons for the global scale of the recession
  • the failure of international risk management
  • An overview of corporate governance guidelines and codes of practice;
  • new cases.

Once again in the new edition of their textbook, Robert A. G. Monks and Nell Minow show clearly the role of corporate governance in making sure the right questions are asked and the necessary checks and balances in place to protect the long-term, sustainable value of the enterprise.

Features 18 case studies of institutions and corporations in crisis, and analyses the reasons for their fall (Cases include Lehman Brothers, General Motors, American Express, Time Warner, IBM and Premier Oil.)

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Editorial Reviews

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"... If I had to choose one book among the dozens available to explain and illuminate the complexities of corporate governance, this definitive treatise would be it." Hugh Parker

"... a fresh, thoughtful, and timely look at the problem of corporate governance ... a little gem." Joseph A. Grundfest, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, USA

"This book will provide a fascinating read for anyone with a keen interrest in the subject. Coverage of all the major issues is extremely comprehensive..... Corporate Governance is rich in examples of both good and questionable practice and it attempts to deliver a powerful message" THES, May 97

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470972748
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
953,955
File size:
2 MB

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