This series provides an authoritative, thought-provoking and well-balanced series of textbooks in the rapidly emerging field of corporate governance. It makes a significant impact in this emerging field: defining and illuminating problems; going beyond the official emphasis on regulation and procedures to understand the behaviour of executives, boards, and corporations; and analyzing the wider impact and relationships involved in corporate governance.
Risk Governance Biases, Blind Spots and Bonuses
Corporate Governance Regulation The changing roles and responsibilities of boards of directors
Governance and the Market for Corporate Control
By Elizabeth Sheedy
June 10, 2021
Biases, blind spots and bonuses (or incentives more broadly) have led to numerous risk management disasters. Risk governance is a potential solution to these problems yet is not always as effective as we would like it to be. One reason for that is the current dearth of risk governance expertise. ...
By Hong Hai
November 14, 2019
Culture has an abiding influence on the way countries and business corporations are governed. This book introduces the reader to the deep philosophies that drive corporations and governments in East Asia, from China through Japan and South Korea to Singapore. With sparkling clarity and spiced with ...
By Alice Klettner
June 01, 2017
Corporate governance regulation has been through numerous cycles of reform, and yet we still see instances of companies collapsing suddenly. Codes of corporate governance have been implemented in most developed countries, recommending detailed governance frameworks for publicly listed companies and...
By John L. Teall
February 23, 2007
Governance and the Market for Corporate Control is a textbook for use on business courses dealing with mergers, acquisitions, governance restructuring and corporate control. Three key features distinguish this book from competing texts. First, following up on recent developments in the ...
By Chris Cornforth, William A. Brown
June 17, 2013
The current fashion for rolling back the state has seen the nonprofit or third sector playing an increasing role in what were previously the heartlands of the public sphere. The growing significance of the sector and its increasing reliance on public funds mean it has also attracted increased ...
By Suzanne Benn, Dexter Dunphy
December 19, 2006
In recent years, as corporations and governments have increasingly been confronted with managing the expectations of a society newly alerted to the social and environmental risks of economic development, recognition is dawning that achieving a sustainable world is dependent upon the democratic ...