What Is Corporate Governance?

Paperback | December 27, 2004

byJohn Colley, Wallace Stettinius, Jacqueline Doyle

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A comprehensive overview of one of today's most important and controversial topics

The need for sound corporate governance is the #1 item on many people's agendas today, from corporate directors and decision makers to investors looking to shield themselves from the next Enron-type disaster. But what exactly constitutes sound governance? And what should directors and managers do to ensure they can meet their governance responsibilities--whether legal, moral, or both?

What Is Corporate Governance? provides readers with concise yet comprehensive coverage of this hot-button subject. Following the reader-friendly format of McGraw- Hill's highly successful What Is . . . series, this one-stop overview of corporate governance features:

  • Explanations of the laws and regulations that apply to corporate governance
  • Insights into the duties--and liabilities--of corporate directors
  • Discussion of the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on corporate governance issues

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A comprehensive overview of one of today's most important and controversial topicsThe need for sound corporate governance is the #1 item on many people's agendas today, from corporate directors and decision makers to investors looking to shield themselves from the next Enron-type disaster. But what exactly constitutes sound governance?...

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What directors can do to restore effectiveness and accountability to corporate boardrooms From Enron to Arthur Andersen, allegations of corner office criminality have brought new attention to the roles and responsibilities of corporate boards and directors. What Is Corporate Governance? focuses on the role corporate directors play in d...

John L. Colley Jr., Jacqueline L. Doyle, George Logan, and Wallace Stettinius are faculty members at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Other titles from these authors include Corporate Strategy (with Robert D. Hardie) and Corporate Governance.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:December 27, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071444483

ISBN - 13:9780071444484

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