Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance
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- Jean Jacques du Plessis, Deakin University, Victoria
- Anil Hargovan, University of New South Wales
- Jason Harris, University of Technology Sydney UTS
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Now in its fourth edition, Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance offers comprehensive coverage of the key topics and emerging themes in private sector corporate governance. It explains both the principles of corporate governance systems and their real-world application in an authoritative and engaging manner. This fully revised and updated text has four parts: basic concepts, board structures and company officers; corporate governance in Australia; corporate governance in international and global contexts; and shareholder activism and business ethics. The coverage of international contexts includes sections on the US, the UK, Canada, South Africa, the EU, the OECD, Germany, Japan, China and Indonesia, plus new sections on New Zealand and India. A new chapter on business ethics and corporate governance presents contemporary discussions on the topic and explores some of the broader legal issues. Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance is an indispensable resource for business and law students, academic researchers and practitionersRead more
- Suitable for both business and law students studying corporate governance
- Explains both the principles of corporate governance systems and their real-world application
- New country sections for India and New Zealand and a new chapter on 'Business Ethics and Corporate Governance' provide greater focus on ethics, corporate social responsibility and business in society
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- Edition: 4th Edition
- Date Published: March 2018
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781108351928
- contains: 8 b/w illus.
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Table of Contents
Part I. Basic Concepts, Board Structures and Company Officers:
1. The concepts of 'corporate governance' and 'essential' principles of corporate governance
2. Stakeholders in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility
3. Board functions and structures
4. Types of company directors and officers
Part II. Corporate Governance in Australia:
5. Regulation of corporate governance
6. The role of the regulators: ASIC and the ASX
7. Accounting governance
8. Auditors and audits
9. Directors' duties and liability
10. Enforcement of directors' duties
Part III. Corporate Governance in International and Global Contexts:
11. Corporate governance in the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and India
12. Corporate governance in the EU, the G20/OECD principles of corporate governance, and corporate governance in Germany, Japan, China and Indonesia
Part IV. Shareholder Activism and Business Ethics:
13. Shareholder activism
14. Business ethics and corporate governance.
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