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The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance

Edited by: Mike Wright, Donald S. Siegel, Kevin Keasey, Igor Filatotchev

ISBN13: 9780198708810
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2013)
Price: £30.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780199642007



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The behavior of managers-such as the rewards they obtain for poor performance, the role of boards of directors in monitoring managers, and the regulatory framework covering the corporate governance mechanisms that are put in place to ensure managers' accountability to shareholder and other stakeholders-has been the subject of extensive media and policy scrutiny in light of the financial crisis of the early 2000s.

However, corporate governance covers a much broader set of issues, which requires detailed assessment as a central issue of concern to business and society. Critiques of traditional governance research based on agency theory have noted its "under-contextualized" nature and its inability to compare accurately and explain the diversity of corporate governance arrangements across different institutional contexts.

The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance aims at closing these theoretical and empirical gaps. It considers corporate governance issues at multiple levels of analysis-the individual manager, firms, institutions, industries, and nations-and presents international evidence to reflect the wide variety of perspectives. In analyzing the effects of corporate governance on performance, a variety of indicators are considered, such as accounting profit, economic profit, productivity growth, market share, proxies for environmental and social performance, such as diversity and other aspects of corporate social responsibility, and of course, share price effects.

In addition to providing a high level review and analysis of the existing literature, each chapter develops an agenda for further research on a specific aspect of corporate governance. This Handbook constitutes the definitive source of academic research on corporate governance, synthesizing studies from economics, strategy, international business, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, business ethics, accounting, finance, and law.

Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Regulation and Comparative Corporate Governance
3. The History of Corporate Governance
4. Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions
5. An International Corporate Governance Index
6. Boards and Governance
7. Process Matters: Understanding Board Behavior and Effectiveness
8. Board Committees
9. The Governance of Director Networks
10. Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance: What Do We "Know" and Where Are We Going?
11. Corporate Governance: Ownership Interests, Incentives, and Conflicts
12. Financial Leverage and Corporate Governance
13. Financial Reporting, Disclosure and Corporate Governance
14. Auditing and Corporate Governance
15. The Market for Corporate Control
16. The Life-cycle of Corporate Governance
17. Corporate Governance in High Tech Firms
18. Family Businesses and Corporate Governance
19. Corporate Governance in IPOs
20. Corporate Governance, Multinational Firms, and Internationalization
21. Corporate Governance in Business Groups
22. Governance in Financial Distress and Bankruptcy
23. Venture Capital and Corporate Governance
24. Private Equity, Leveraged Buyouts and Corporate Governance
25. Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance
26. The Financial Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds
27. Corporate Governance and Nonprofits: Facing up to Hybridization and Homogenization
28. Corporate Governance and Labor
29. Corporate Governance and Principal-Principal Conflicts
30. Multiple Agency Theory: An Emerging Perspective
31. An Age of Corporate Governance Failure?: Financialization and its Limits
32. Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

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