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Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance

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  • Date Published: February 2018
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108413022

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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 practitioners

    • 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: February 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108413022
    • length: 500 pages
    • dimensions: 248 x 174 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.88kg
    • contains: 8 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • 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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    Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance

    Jean Jacques du Plessis, Anil Hargovan, Jason Harris

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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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