Culture Clash and the Challenge of Globalisation

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The structure of corporate governance has made significant progress in OECD countries but it remains imperfectly linked to the activities of many businesses. Its advance on the global stage will be hesitant and slow until its practice in OECD countries is more consistent and convincing. The Globalisation of Corporate Governance explores the challenges of adapting it to different cultural norms and making corporate governance effective for all participants in a global economy.

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Overview

The structure of corporate governance has made significant progress in OECD countries but it remains imperfectly linked to the activities of many businesses. Its advance on the global stage will be hesitant and slow until its practice in OECD countries is more consistent and convincing. The Globalisation of Corporate Governance explores the challenges of adapting it to different cultural norms and making corporate governance effective for all participants in a global economy.

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Adrian Davies' book offers useful advice, supported by case studies, on how boards can improve their own corporate governance arrangements and performance.' Taken from the foreword by Sir John Egan
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  • ISBN-13: 9780566088933
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Foreword; Introduction; How much has corporate governance achieved so far? What benefits can be demonstrated?; The global pattern of corporate governance. Different approaches and cultures: winners and losers; What drives corporate governance? What resists it and why?; How can human nature and corporate governance be reconciled?; How does corporate governance relate to globalisation?; How can corporate governance further sustainability?; Corporate governance defines the way a company 'does business'; Selected case studies; Scenarios for corporate governance in 2030; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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