Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance


By (author) Christine Mallin

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 24mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199566453
  • ISBN 13: 9780199566457
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 237,213

Product description

Known for its international approach to corporate governance and its accessible nature, Corporate Governance has established itself as an invaluable text for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Chris Mallin introduces the reader to the theories and development of corporate governance, before looking at owners and stakeholders and directors, all the time illustrating the theory with examples from the press and case studies. Corporate Governance also features a comprehensive section on international governance, including an examination of governance issues in China, India and Brazil. Corporate governance has seen its profile increase because of the financial crisis and this updated edition addresses the changes that have been driven by this situation. Topical examples are included throughout to ensure that students can appreciate the relevance of good governance to their future careers. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: For students: fill in the blank questions, crosswords, updates on changes in corporate governance codes and practices, links to useful online resources, author's blog For lecturers: PowerPoint presentations

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Author information

Professor Christine Mallin is Professor of Corporate Governance and Finance, and the Founder and Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance Research, at Birmingham Business School, the University of Birmingham.

Table of contents

1. Introduction; PART 1: DEVELOPMENTS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE; 2. Theoretical Aspects of Corporate Governance; 3. Development of Corporate Governance Codes; PART 2: OWNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS; 4. Shareholders and Stakeholders; 5. Family Owned Firms; 6. Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance; 7. Socially Responsible Investment; PART 3: DIRECTORS AND BOARD STRUCTURE; 8. Directors and Board Structure; 9. Director's Performance and Renumeration; PART 4: INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE; 10. Corporate Governance in Continental Europe; 11. Corporate Governance in Central and Eastern Europe; 12. Corporate Governance in Asia Pacific; 13. Corporate Governance in India, South Africa and Brazil; 14. Conclusions