136 pages | 19 B/W Illus.
This book looks at how we can promote better governance practices in business organizations of developing economies. It presents a mix of conceptual perspectives and observations on corporate governance practices in a concise manner and illustrates through empirical evidence drawn from the Indian business environment. The secondary data analysis provides insights into Indian firms' corporate governance practices. This book is a useful reference for anyone who wishes to identify leading practices and develop broad recommendations applicable to corporate governance practices in developing economies in general.
PART I Introduction
1 Business model, strategy, governance and performance of the firm
2 Theories and models of corporate governance
3 Global benchmarks, reforms and initiatives in India
PART II Empirical evidence from India
4 Members of the board: composition, contribution and compensation
5 Board characteristics: long-term trends and impact of Companies Act 2013
6 Shareholder activism and influence
7 Corporate governance in public sector enterprises
8 Governance and sustainability reporting in India
PART III Summary: learning from the Indian experience
9 Learning from the Indian experience: towards better governance
Corporate Governance can be defined as the system of policies, practices, actions and processes by which an organization is lead and managed. Corporate Governance theory examines balancing the interests of the many stakeholders within an organization and the societies in which it operates. This series looks at different systems of Corporate Governance as well examining stakeholder perspectives, including shareholders, management, leadership, customers, suppliers and financiers, encompassing practically every sphere of management. This series publishes cutting edge and definitive coverage of all key topics in Corporate Governance and related interdisciplinary areas including but not limited to; Management Strategy; Leadership; International Business and Economics; Organizational Behavior; Business Ethics; Entrepreneurship; Accounting and Finance.