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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780198702757
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199607969
Published: March 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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Taking an international perspective, Bob Tricker examines different models and theories of corporate governance and applies them in a real world context.

The author is highly experienced in this field and his practical discussion throughout allows students to appreciate the reality of governance. In this new edition corporate governance theories, the governance of corporate risk, and corporate social responsibility and sustainability are all now more prominent. In addition, more emphasis is given to the BRIC nations to reflect their growing importance.

  • The examination of several models and theories of governance, applied in a real world setting, offers a depth of discussion and analysis designed for more advanced students.
  • Multidisciplinary insights from economics, law, psychology and sociology, and their influence on corporate governance, are analysed within an experience-led discussion.
  • Takes an international approach to governance enabling students to contrast corporate governance regimes around the world.
New to this edition:-
  • Increased coverage of corporate risk assessment, director remuneration and corporate social responsibility, to reflect the growing emphasis of these topics.
  • The BRIC nations are given more prominence in this more international new edition.
  • Case studies are updated and replaced throughout, ensuring that illustrative material is contemporary and relevant.
  • Links to actual company corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and enterprise risk reports are included in the book and on the Online Resource Centre.

Company Law
PART ONE Principles
1: A subject whose time has come
2: Governance and management
3: Theories and philosophies of corporate governance
4: The governance partnership -investors and companies
5: The regulatory framework
6: Models of corporate governance

PART TWO Policies
7: Functions of the board
8: The Governance of Corporate Risk
9: Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
10: The governance of listed companies
11: The governance of private companies
12: The governance of other corporate entities

PART THREE Practices
13: Board committees - audit, remuneration and nomination
14: Directors roles and remuneration
15: Board Leadership - the reality of the boardroom
16: Directors' capabilities and responsibilities
17: Board effectiveness
18: Assessing corporate governance
19: Corporate governance around the world
20: The future of corporate governance

Corporate governance codes around the world
The Enron case
Corporate governance outcomes of the global financial crisis
New York Stock Exchange Corporate Governance Rules