Enhancing Board Effectiveness seeks to examine the conceptualization and role of the board in a variety of contexts and articulate solutions for improving the effectiveness of the board, especially in developing and emerging markets. Enhancing Board Effectiveness with therefore address the following central questions:
- To what extent is the concept and role of the board evolving?
- What rights, powers, responsibilities and other contemporary and historical experiences can enhance the effectiveness of the board, especially in the particular contexts of developing and emerging markets?
- What socio-economic, political, regulatory and institutional factors/actors influence the effectiveness of the board and how can the policies and practices of such actors exert such influences?
- In what ways can a reconstructed concept of the board serve as a tool for theoretical, analytical, regulatory and pragmatic assessment of its effectiveness?
In examining this issues, Enhancing Board Effectiveness will investigate theoretical, socio-economic, historical, empirical, regulatory, comparative and inter-disciplinary approaches. Academics in the relevant fields of accounting, behavioural psychology/economics, development studies, financial regulation, law and management/organizational studies, political economy and, public administration will find this book of high interest.
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Figures
Part A: Board of Directors and Corporate Governance
- Principles of Corporate Governance and Effective Board (Is there a need for a board)
- Board Composition, Gender and Diversity
- Financial and Social Performance of Firms
- The Nature of Boards in Developing and Emerging Markets
Part B: Examining Board Effectiveness in Developing and Emerging Markets
- Board Effectiveness in Mexico: Issues, Challenges and Prospects
- Board Styles and Culture of the Board: The Case of Indonesia
- Board appointment and performance in Nigeria (The Law, the Politics and the Economics)
- Board Effectiveness: Do Committees really matter: Evidence from Turkey
- Multinational Enterprises and Corporate Groups
Part C: Institutions and Board Effectiveness
- Institutions and Board Effectiveness- Any link?
- Tone at the Top, Organizational Culture and Board Effectiveness
- Developed Economies and BRICS (Board & Institutions for business growth, productivity and efficiency)
- Corporate Governance and Productivity in Other Developing Countries- Learning from BRICS
Part D: Regulating the Board for Corporate Governance
- Corporate Governance Codes for Public Sector, Private Sector and Not-for Profit Boards- Varied Rules and Structure or One size fits all
- Lifting of the Veil of Incorporation, Personal Liability, Directors’ Duties and Accountability
- Transparency, Disclosure and Participatory Procedures
- Auditing and Whistleblowing
- Director Selection, On-boarding Process and Disqualification
- Alternative Regulation and Board Effectiveness
Part E: Issues in Improving the Functional Effectiveness of the Board
- Director Remuneration
- Club Theory and Performance Evaluation
- Shareholders and Institutional Investment
- Ethics Programmes and Codes of Conduct
- Board Meetings and Individualism in Groups
- Money Laundering, Tax havens and Transparency: Any role for the board of directors of banks?
- Conclusions: Effective Boards in Developing and Emerging Markets: Looking Ahead
About the Series
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.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Law
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate Governance