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Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance


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Corporate Governance can be defined as the system of policies, practices, actions and processes by which an organization is lead and managed. Corporate Governance theory examines balancing the interests of the many stakeholders within an organization and the societies in which it operates. This series looks at different systems of Corporate Governance as well examining stakeholder perspectives, including shareholders, management, leadership, customers, suppliers and financiers, encompassing practically every sphere of management. This series publishes cutting edge and definitive coverage of all key topics in Corporate Governance and related interdisciplinary areas including but not limited to; Management Strategy; Leadership; International Business and Economics; Organizational Behavior; Business Ethics; Entrepreneurship; Accounting and Finance.

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Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets

Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Franklin Ngwu, Onyeka K Osuji, Chris Ogbechie, David Williamson
February 15, 2019

Enhancing Board Effectiveness seeks to examine the conceptualization and role of the board in a variety of contexts and articulate solutions for improving the effectiveness of the board, especially in developing and emerging markets. Enhancing Board Effectiveness with therefore address the...

Corporate Governance and Effectiveness: Why Companies Win or Lose

Corporate Governance and Effectiveness: Why Companies Win or Lose

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dipak R. Basu, Victoria Miroshnik
December 07, 2018

The book looks at the corporate management system and how it affects company performance. The main theme revolves around the notion that when a company values its workers and their satisfaction, that company can achieve success. The book is unique in its quantitative perspective and...

Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry

Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry

1st Edition

Barry Pemberton
June 08, 2018

Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry explores the UK nuclear Legacy - governance issues associated with the decommissioning of a range of early-generation civil nuclear facilities. This book traces how we got here and the risks that have been taken, whilst presenting new research and...

Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, Practices, and Consequences

Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, Practices, and Consequences

1st Edition

Ralf Muller
June 08, 2018

This research-based book takes an organization-wide perspective to describe the governance and governmentality for projects in organizations. Governance of projects defines and directs the ways managers of projects, programs, and project portfolios carry out their work. Governmentality is the way...

Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensation

Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensation

1st Edition

Virginia Bodolica, Martin Spraggon
June 08, 2018

Over the past decades, the total value of executive compensation packages has been rising dramatically, contributing to a wider pay gap between the chief executive officer and the average worker. In the midst of the financial turmoil that brought about a massive wave of corporate failures, the...

Corporate Governance in Action: Regulators, Market Actors and Scrutinizers

Corporate Governance in Action: Regulators, Market Actors and Scrutinizers

1st Edition

Lars Engwall
January 08, 2018

Over time we have seen large corporations, in many cases with multinational operations, begin to play an increasingly significant role in modern society. This in turn has put the governance of these corporations into focus. Against this background, Corporate Governance in Action helps provide a...

Resource Security and Governance: Globalisation and China’s Natural Resources Companies

Resource Security and Governance: Globalisation and China’s Natural Resources Companies

1st Edition

Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic
December 05, 2017

China’s phenomenal economic growth in the past 30 years has witnessed the rise of its global natural resources companies. At the same time, the emerging of a middle class in China and their desire to improve living standards including better dwelling conditions, better health and nutrition, has...

The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society: A Study in Corporate Governance

The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society: A Study in Corporate Governance

1st Edition

Alexander Styhre
September 07, 2017

The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society traces and accounts for the debates and discussions between law and economics scholars and mainstream legal scholars, management theorists, and economic sociologists. This is done in detail to demonstrate that the shareholder welfare society was built from...

Sovereign Credit Rating: Questionable Methodologies

Sovereign Credit Rating: Questionable Methodologies

1st Edition

Ahmed Naciri
January 09, 2017

The current degradation of sovereign balance sheets raises very real concerns about how sovereign creditworthiness is measured by credit rating agencies. Given the disastrous economic and social effects of any downgrade, the book offers an alternative and calls for more transparency about the...

Green Business, Green Values, and Sustainability

Green Business, Green Values, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Christos Pitelis, Jack Keenan, Vicky Pryce
September 03, 2015

Today greenness is goodness; non-greenness is not an option. It is therefore critical to advance thinking on why and how business, consumers and policy makers can contribute to the goal of sustainable global wealth creation. This volume analyzes the strategic sustainability issues confronting...

Credit Rating Governance: Global Credit Gatekeepers

Credit Rating Governance: Global Credit Gatekeepers

1st Edition

Ahmed Naciri
January 23, 2015

Credit rating agencies play an essential role in the modern financial system and are relied on by creditors and investors on the market. In the recent financial crisis, their power and reliability were often questioned, yet a simple rating downgrade could threaten to bankrupt a whole country. This...

Internal and External Aspects of Corporate Governance

Internal and External Aspects of Corporate Governance

1st Edition

Ahmed Naciri
September 09, 2013

An effective system of corporate governance has both internal and external aspects that have to be sufficiently responsive if governance is to succeed. In this book, Ahmed Naciri examines these two core aspects or the latest buzzword in business and management theory. Internal aspects include...

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