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New Corporate Governance: Successful Board Management Tools / Edition 4

New Corporate Governance: Successful Board Management Tools / Edition 4

by Martin Hilb


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New Corporate Governance: Successful Board Management Tools / Edition 4

In the 5th edition of this successful book Martin Hilb presents an innovative and integrated approach to the theory and practice of corporate governance. Central to this approach is a set of instruments - developed and tested by the author - that can be used by boards to offer effective strategic direction and control to their organizations. The board instruments can be readily applied to the selection, review, remuneration and development of board members, and for conducting board self-evaluations. This new approach to corporate governance is based on four guiding principles: keep it situational, keep it strategic, keep it integrated, and keep it controlled. Together, these principles form the basis of an integrated approach to all key aspects of corporate governance. The main arguments in each section are supported by conceptual models, practical board tools and case studies, making the book ideally suited to board members, senior managers and post-graduate students. This new edition is updated throughout the book and includes a new chapter on mobile integrated board management and documentation information systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642443572
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/23/2014
Edition description: 4th ed. 2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Martin Hilb is currently Chairman of the Board Foundation and its International Center for Corporate Governance, President of the Swiss Institute of Directors and Member of the Executive Commitee of the Global Network of Director Institutes, President of the Supervisory Board of the Research Institute for International Management at the University of St. Gallen, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, Member of the Board of Directors of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Belgium, and Member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Corporate Governance in Africa at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

His former positions include Professor of Management and Managing Director of the Institute for Leadership and HRM as well as Founder and Academic Director of the PhD Programme in International Business at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Scholar at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia, Director of Essex Chemie AG and HR Director Europe, Africa and the Middle East of Schering Corporation USA.

He has teaching experience at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, University of Toronto, Canada, University of Dallas/Texas, USA, and Singapore Management University, Singapore.

Martin Hilb contained a Gold Medal Award in Corporate Governance "...for exceptional contributions to the principles and practices of quality in governance" by the International Academy of Wuality in the USA in 2010.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Situational Dimension.- Strategic Dimension.- Integrated Board Management Dimension.- Controlling Dimension.- Conclusions.

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