Business, Management & Accounting: Corporate Governance

  • Governing through Regulation

    Public Policy, Regulation and the Law

    By Windholz Eric

    Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres’ and Braithwaite’s ground breaking work on ‘responsive regulation’, we have seen models of ‘smart regulation’, ‘regulatory governance’ and ‘regulatory capitalism’ emerge to capture the growing prevalence and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • The Essentials of M and A Due Diligence

    By Peter Howson

    How can you be sure you are buying the company you think you are? Are you sure it is as good as the seller says? How can you be certain unexpected costs and obligations will not suddenly appear once you are the owner and responsible for them? How best can you arm yourself for the negotiations? Have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance: Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism book cover

    Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance

    Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism

    By Ngozi Vivian Okoye

    Recent cases of corporate failures, including the fixing of LIBOR rates and money laundering issues in the banking industry, highlight how behavioural issues on the part of company directors are significant contributory factors in corporate governance and the success or failure of companies. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Money, Politics and Power: Banking and Public Finance in Wartime England, 1694-96 book cover

    Money, Politics and Power

    Banking and Public Finance in Wartime England, 1694-96

    By Richard A. Kleer

    The Nine Years’ War with France was a period of great institutional innovation in public finance and of severe monetary turmoil for England. It saw the creation of the Bank of England; a sudden sharp fall in the external value of the pound; a massive undertaking to melt down and recoin most of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Making Big Decisions Better: How to Set and Simplify Business Strategy book cover

    Making Big Decisions Better

    How to Set and Simplify Business Strategy

    By Tim Lewko

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined book cover

    Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Political Economy of Banking Governance in China book cover

    The Political Economy of Banking Governance in China

    By Xuming Yang

    Chinese state banks, which were considered technically insolvent in the 1990s, are at present among the largest and most important banks in the world. This book, based on the author’s research and also on his extensive experience of working in Chinese banks, explores how Chinese banks’ technical…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality book cover

    Meta-Regulation in Practice

    Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality

    By F.C. Simon

    Meta-regulation presents itself as a progressive policy approach that can manage complexity and conflicting objectives better than traditional command and control regulation. It does this by ‘harnessing’ markets and enlisting a broad range of stakeholders to reach a more inclusive view of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cash, Corruption and Economic Development book cover

    Cash, Corruption and Economic Development

    By Vikram Vashisht

    Have you ever asked yourself what gives comfort to someone who demands and accepts a bribe, sells drugs, or commits professional crimes for money? The majority of these people are not wealthy, and they accept small amounts of money every day from their victims. Cash, Corruption and Economic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach book cover

    International Corporate Governance

    A Comparative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Clarke

    Thomas Clarke's International Corporate Governance offers a comprehensive guide to corporate governance forms and institutions, and examines the recurring crises in corporate governance and the resulting corporate governance reform around the world. While the popular structure of the original text…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Disqualification of Company Directors: A Comparative Analysis of the Law in the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US and Germany book cover

    Disqualification of Company Directors

    A Comparative Analysis of the Law in the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US and Germany

    Edited by Jean Jacques du Plessis, Jeanne Nel de Koker

    This book provides a clear overview of the legal rules relating to directors’ disqualification in Australia, Germany, South Africa, the UK and the US, and to highlight the differences in the disqualification regimes of these jurisdictions. The book seeks to determine whether disqualification on…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom book cover

    Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom

    By Barrie Gunter

    Historically, there has been a lack of parity between women and men in senior corporate roles, particularly in major companies with the biggest market capitalisation. This can be partly explained by inequalities of career opportunity and also women’s self-perceptions. Yet there are plenty of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

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