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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Introduction to Corporate Governance

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ISBN13: 9788757418514
Published: February 2008
Publisher: DJOF Publishing
Country of Publication: Denmark
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.00

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This book provides an introduction to corporate governance - the control and direction of companies by boards, owners, company law and other mechanisms. The book deals with the mechanisms of governance and how they are combined in different governance systems around the world. Part I is a non-technical overview of governance mechanisms and country models. Part II is an in-depth discussion of some particularly important governance mechanisms: ownership, boards, business ethics and corporate governance codes. Part III reviews international corporate governance systems: the market based US and UK systems, bank governance in Germany, cross ownership in Japan, and family business in East Asia. It is recommended that boards do regular corporate reviews to ensure value creation.

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Introduction Part I. An Introduction to Corporate Governance Chapter 1. What is Corporate Governance? Chapter 2. Agency Problems and Corporate Governance Chapter 3. The Mechanisms of Governance Chapter 4. International Corporate Governnace Part II. Understanding Mechanisms of Governance Chapter 5. Understanding Corporate Ownership Chapter 6. What Boards do and should do Chapter 7. Ethics as a Governance Mechanism Chapter 8. Understanding Corporate Governance Codes Part III. Understanding International Systems Chapter 9. The Market Model: Shareholder Value Chapter 10. Bank Governance in Germany Chapter 11. Relational Governance in Japan Chapter 12. Family Business with East Asia as an example Chapter 13. Corporate Governance in Scandinavia Part IV Conclusion Chapter 14. Corporate Governance beyond the Hype Index