Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices

Paperback | January 15, 2009

byRobert Tricker

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Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices/I enables students to understand the major aspects of corporate governance and appreciate the nature, functions and realities of boards of directors and other governing bodies. Taking an international perspective, the author examinesdifferent models and theories of corporate governance and applies them in a real world context. Theoretical insights from economics, law, psychology and sociology and their influence on corporate governance are analysed at a level which is suitable for MBA and Masters students. The author has beenexamining governance issues for 30 years and is credited as being the person who coined the phrase 'corporate governance' in 1984. This experience-led discussion and use of case studies ranging from Northern Rock to Lord Black lend a practical emphasis to this text.The textbook will be accompanied by an online resource centre which will comprise the following features:Student site: Links to corporate governance codes, the SOX Act and the UK Companies Act.Links to further reading and resources.Self-assessment exercises.MP3 files of interviews with board members and experts in the field.Lecturer site (password protected):Further (longer) cases.

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Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices/I enables students to understand the major aspects of corporate governance and appreciate the nature, functions and realities of boards of directors and other governing bodies. Taking an international perspective, the author examinesdifferent models and theories of corporate gov...

Robert Tricker is Honorary Professor at the University of Hong Kong School of Business and Tutor at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.01 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199552703

ISBN - 13:9780199552702

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Part One: Principles1. A subject whose time has come2. Governance and management3. Directors and board architecture4. Complex corporate structures5. The governance of private companies and other corporate entities6. Functions of the boardPart Two: Policies7. Corporate governance codes8. Models of corporate governance9. Theories and philosophies of corporate governancePart Three: Practices10. The reality of the boardroom11. Directors' capabilities and responsibilities12. Board effectiveness13. Assessment of directors, boards and companies14. Corporate risk assessment15. Corporate social responsibility and sustainability16. The future of corporate governance