9780136096986

Corporate Governance

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136096986

  • ISBN 10:

    0136096980

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Summary

A perfect supplement for courses in Corporate Finance, Accounting, a variety of Management courses like Strategy, Ethics and/or Business and Society, and Business Law.

An overview of the corporate governance system in a flexible, modular format.

Today the term "corporate governance" is familiar to almost everyone however; this is mostly due to the emergence of so many shocking corporate scandals. The flexible, modular format of Corporate Governance sheds light on these scandals through a detailed explanation of our corporate governance mechanism, the various incentives within today's governance system, a thorough explanation of the recent problems and scandals, and offers students potential solutions in context.

The Third Edition of Corporate Governance includes up-to-date material on the economic crisis of 2008-2009 and offers current scholarly research in Recent Research boxes throughout the text.

The flexible, modular format of Corporate Governance, sheds light on recent scandals by proving a detailed explanation of the corporate governance mechanism, the various incentives within the governance system today, a thorough explanation of the recent problems and scandals, and puts potential solutions into context for readers.

Corporations and Corporate Governance; Executive Incentives; Accountants and Auditors; The Board of Directors; Investment Banks and Securities Analysts; Creditors and Credit Rating Agencies; Shareholders and Shareholder Activism; Corporate Takeovers: A Governance Mechanism'; The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Moral Hazard, Systemic Risk and Bailouts; Corporate Citizenship.

For readers interested in understanding corporate governance and how it applies to today's business world.

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