Corporate Governance

Author:   Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor H Kent Baker (American University) ,  Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor H Kent Baker (American University) ,  Ronald Anderson
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons
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9781282782808


Pages:   689
Publication Date:   01 January 2010
Format:   Electronic book text
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A detailed look at the importance of corporate governance in today's business worldThe importance of corporate governance became dramatically clear at the beginning of the twenty-first century as a series of corporate meltdowns from managerial fraud, misconduct, and negligence caused a massive loss of shareholder wealth.As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book provides a comprehensive view of the shareholder-manager relationship and examines the current state of governance mechanisms in mitigating the principal-agent conflict. This book also offers informed suggestions and predictions about the future direction of corporate governance.Relies on recent research findings to provide guidance through the maze of theories and conceptsUses a structured approach to put corporate governance in perspectiveAddresses essential issues related to corporate governance including the idea of principal-agent conflict, role of the board of directors, executive compensation, corporate monitoring, proxy contests and corporate takeovers, and regulatory interventionCorporate governance is an essential part of mainstream finance. If you need to gain a better understanding of this topic, look no further than this book.

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Author:   Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor H Kent Baker (American University) ,  Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor H Kent Baker (American University) ,  Ronald Anderson
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:  

9781282782808


ISBN 10:   1282782800
Pages:   689
Publication Date:   01 January 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Electronic book text
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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