New Issues in Corporate Governance

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Nova Publishers, 2008 - Business & Economics - 187 pages
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Corporate governance is the set of processes, customs, policies, laws and institutions affecting the way in which a corporation is directed, administered or controlled. Corporate governance also includes the relationships among the many players involved (the stakeholders) and the goals for which the corporation is governed. The principal players are the shareholders, management and the board of directors. Other stakeholders include employees, suppliers, customers, banks and other lenders, regulators, the environment and the community at large. Corporate governance is a multi-faceted subject. An important theme of corporate governance deals with issues of accountability and fiduciary duty, essentially advocating the implementation of policies and mechanisms to ensure good behaviour and protect shareholders. Another key focus is the economic efficiency view, through which the corporate governance system should aim to optimise economic results, with a strong emphasis on shareholders welfare. There are yet other
 

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Contents

Equal Opportunity Rule in Transfer of Control Outside Investors Protection and Acquirers Behavior
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Banks as Shareholders The Spanish Model of Corporate Governance
55
Governing Decisions in Corporate Governance
83
Corporate Governance Organizational Culture and Virtue Ethics
101
Challenge to Innovation through New Governance
119
Managerial Ownership Debt and Firm Performance in Japan
129
Large Shareholders and the Performance of Firms The Case of Italian Manufacturing
143
Voluntary Adoption of Corporate Governance Under a Weak Legal Environment An Analysis of the Brazilian Market
165
Index
177
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