This book looks at how we can promote better governance practices in business organizations of developing economies. It presents a mix of conceptual perspectives and observations on corporate governance practices in a concise manner and illustrates through empirical evidence drawn from the Indian business environment. The secondary data analysis provides insights into Indian firms' corporate governance practices. This book is a useful reference for anyone who wishes to identify leading practices and develop broad recommendations applicable to corporate governance practices in developing economies in general.
About the Author
Arindam Das is Associate Professor at the IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University, Chennai, India. He has more than 25 years of professional experience, including consulting assignments, senior managerial roles, executive training and academic responsibilities in business schools. His current focus areas in research and teaching include corporate governance, M&A/EJV performance, international business and technology-led business transformation. He holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, and he is a certified independent director with the Institute of Directors.
Table of Contents
PART I Introduction
1 Business model, strategy, governance and performance of the firm
2 Theories and models of corporate governance
3 Global benchmarks, reforms and initiatives in India
PART II Empirical evidence from India
4 Members of the board: composition, contribution and compensation
5 Board characteristics: long-term trends and impact of Companies Act 2013
6 Shareholder activism and influence
7 Corporate governance in public sector enterprises
8 Governance and sustainability reporting in India
PART III Summary: learning from the Indian experience
9 Learning from the Indian experience: towards better governance