International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach
Publisher: Routledge of London
RRP: GBP 95.00
Comprehensive and up-to-date, this important new textbook analyzes the escalating crisis in corporate governance and the growing interest in its reform across the globe.
Written by a leading name in the field of corporate governance from a genuinely international perspective, this excellent textbook provides a balanced analysis of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Anglo-Saxon, European and Asian traditions of corporate governance; offering a prognosis of the future development, complexity and diversity of corporate governance forms and systems.
- investigates the reasons for the failure of Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Parmalat and other major international corporations
- examines the role of international standards of corporate governance, with the intervention of the OECD, World Bank and IMF
- explores the continuing cultural diversity in corporate and institutional forms in the United States and UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Illustrated with a wealth of up-to-the minute case studies and packed full of excellent illustrative material that guides student readers through this complex subject, International Corporate Governance is a must read for anyone studying corporate governance today.
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- 1. Introduction: Corporate Governance: Cycles of Crisis and Reform
- 2. Boards and Directors: The Political Mechanisms of Corporate Governance
- 3. Finance, Law and Markets: The Institutional Elements of Corporate Governance
- 4. Anglo-American Corporate Governance
- 5. European Corporate Governance
- 6. Asia Pacific Corporate Governance
- 7. The Globalization of Corporate Governance
- 8. Corporate Social Responsibility
- Case 1: Enron
- Case 2: World Com
- Case 3: Tyco
- Case 4: Royal Ahold
- Case 5: Parmalat
- Case 6: Daimler-Chrysler
- Case 7: Vodafone-Mannesmann
- Case 8: James Hardie
- Case 9: HIH Insurance Group