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International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach

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ISBN13: 9780415323109
New Edition ISBN: 9780415586450
Published: August 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.99

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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.

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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