The Insider's View on Corporate Governance: The Role of the Company Secretary by G. Erismann-peyerThe Insider's View on Corporate Governance: The Role of the Company Secretary by G. Erismann-peyer

The Insider's View on Corporate Governance: The Role of the Company Secretary

byG. Erismann-peyer, U. Steger, O. Salzmann

Hardcover | April 30, 2008

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An up-to-date look at the latest thinking on Corporate Governance, capturing the wealth of experience of some 60 company secretaries in the world's top companies, whose job it is to make corporate governance work. A must for anyone who has ever had to make tough decisions on their board and wondered how their peers might have done it.
GERTRUD ERISMANN-PEYER joined IMD as Executive in Residence with a primary responsibility for an empirical study on the role of the company secretary after her retirement as the Company Secretary of UBS AG. She assumed the Company Secretary function of the Swiss financial services group for eight years, after having been in charge as h...
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Title:The Insider's View on Corporate Governance: The Role of the Company SecretaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:187 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.79 inPublished:April 30, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230515975

ISBN - 13:9780230515970

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Table of Contents

1 The Evolution of Modern Corporate Governance. 1.1 The corporate governance earthquake and where we stand today. 1.2 The role of the company secretary. 1.3 Overview of recent research and literature. 1.4 Roadmap through this book. 2 Study design. 2.1 Scope and framework. 2.2 Method. 2.3 Samples. 3 Descriptive evidence. 3.1 Drivers for corporate governance. 3.2 Organization of the board. 3.3 The company secretary. 3.4 A look at recent developments. 4 Analyzing causal effects. 4.1 Which factors determine how the company secretary views his/her setting? 4.2 Which factors shape the secretary's tasks and responsibilities? 4.3 Which factors influence corporate governance performance? 5 Conclusion: Making sense out of diversity - where are we heading? 5.1 Future dynamics of the corporate governance officer. 5.2 Where shall we go? What has to be done?