International Corporate Governance

International Corporate Governance

by Thomas Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415323096

ISBN-13: 9780415323093

Pub. Date: 08/09/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Comprehensive and up-to-date, this important textbook analyzes the escalating crisis in corporate governance and the growing interest in its reform across the globe.

Written by a leading name in the field of corporate governance from a genuinely international perspective, this excellent textbook provides a balanced analysis of the relative strengths and

Overview

Comprehensive and up-to-date, this important textbook analyzes the escalating crisis in corporate governance and the growing interest in its reform across the globe.

Written by a leading name in the field of corporate governance from a genuinely international perspective, this excellent textbook provides a balanced analysis of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Anglo-Saxon, European and Asian traditions of corporate governance; offering a prognosis of the future development, complexity and diversity of corporate governance forms and systems.

It:

  • investigates the reasons for the failure of Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Parmalat and other major international corporations
  • examines the role of international standards of corporate governance, with the intervention of the OECD, World Bank and IMF
  • explores the continuing cultural diversity in corporate and institutional forms in the United States and UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Illustrated with a wealth of up-to-the minute case studies and packed full of excellent illustrative material that guides student readers through this complex subject, International Corporate Governance is a must read for anyone studying corporate governance today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415323093
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/09/2007
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Corporate Governance: Cycles of Crisis and Reform 2. Boards and Directors: The Political Mechanisms of Corporate Governance 3. Finance, Law and Markets: The Institutional Elements of Corporate Governance 4. Anglo-American Corporate Governance 5. European Corporate Governance 6. Asia Pacific Corporate Governance 7. The Globalization of Corporate Governance 8. Corporate Social Responsibility Case 1: Enron Case 2: World Com Case 3: Tyco Case 4: Royal Ahold Case 5: Parmalat Case 6: Daimler-Chrysler Case 7: Vodafone-Mannesmann Case 8: James Hardie Case 9: HIH Insurance Group

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