Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance : International Edition

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For senior-level/graduate courses in Corporate Finance special topics lease courses, and MBA modules emphasizing corporate governance.The first of its kind, this text provides an overview of our corporate governance system-a "hot topic" in the news, society, and therefore, the classroom. It focuses on the various incentives within the governance system, helps explain recent problems and scandals, and puts potential solutions into context.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 155 x 228 x 6mm | 148g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 013128732X
  • 9780131287327

About Kenneth A. Kim

Kenneth A. Kim, Ph.D., is a finance professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. His research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, and behavioral finance. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, as well as in other leading journals. He is coauthor of Infectious Greed (Financial Times Prentice Hall) and the textbook Global Corporate Finance. During 1998 and 1999, Kim worked as a financial economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC, where he worked on a wide variety of corporate finance issues, including mergers and acquisitions regulations. Kim regularly serves as a consultant to the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. He has won awards for his teaching and has held a variety of academic posts at institutions around the world, including in Ecuador, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Thailand. John R. Nofsinger, Ph.D., is a finance professor at Washington State University and author of Investment Madness, The Psychology of Investing, Investment Blunders, and coauthor of Infectious Greed. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts in investor psychology and behavioral finance, he is frequently quoted in financial media including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Business Week, SmartMoney, Bloomberg, and CNBC, as well as other media from the Washington Post to Wired. com. Nofsinger has published more than 20 articles in leading scholarly and professional journals. His research has won awards at the Financial Management Association, Chicago Quantitative Alliance, and PACAP conferences. He has also done advanced research for the New York Stock Exchange and the Association for Investment Management and Research.show more

Table of contents

1. The Structure of Corporations. 2. Executive Incentives. 3. Accounting and Audits. 4. The Board of Directors. 5. Investment Banks. 6. Financial Analysts. 7. Credit Rating Agencies. 8. The Securities and Exchange Commission. 9. Investor Activism. Index.show more