richard leblanc inside the boardroom how boards really work and the coming revolution in corporate governance



Richard Leblanc Inside the Boardroom. How Boards Really Work and the Coming Revolution in Corporate Governance Richard Leblanc Inside the Boardroom. How Boards Really Work and the Coming Revolution in Corporate Governance Новинка

Richard Leblanc Inside the Boardroom. How Boards Really Work and the Coming Revolution in Corporate Governance

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Distinguished governance experts offer cures for what ails our boards of directors In light of corporate malfeasance in recent years, the governance of corporations has been receiving great attention from regulators, researchers, shareholders, and directors themselves. Based on Richard Leblanc's in-depth five-year study of 39 boards of directors of both for- and not-for-profit organizations, Building a Better Board goes behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of boards of directors, including how they make decisions. Recently chosen as one of Canada's «Top 40 Under 40»(TM), Dr Richard Leblanc is an award-winning teacher and researcher, certified management consultant, professional speaker, professor, lawyer and specialist on boards of directors. He can be reached at [email protected] James Gillies, PhD (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), is Professor Emeritus at the Schulich School of Business, York University, where he serves as Chair of the Canada-Russia Corporate Governance Program.
Caroline Oliver Corporate Boards That Create Value. Governing Company Performance from the Boardroom Caroline Oliver Corporate Boards That Create Value. Governing Company Performance from the Boardroom Новинка

Caroline Oliver Corporate Boards That Create Value. Governing Company Performance from the Boardroom

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This book applies John Carver's highly successful Policy Governance(r) model to corporate boards. Carver and boardroom consultant Caroline Oliver explain the world's only conceptually coherent operating system for boards. This simple yet profound system clarifies roles, empowers directors and senior management alike, and makes accountability feasible to a previously unattainable degree. The authors suggest a redefinition and elevation of the value that boards should create and show how to apply the Policy Governance design to commanding company performance. Corporate Boards That Create Value gives corporate directors and all who care about governance a powerful tool for success.
Jay Conger A. Boardroom Realities. Building Leaders Across Your Board Jay Conger A. Boardroom Realities. Building Leaders Across Your Board Новинка

Jay Conger A. Boardroom Realities. Building Leaders Across Your Board

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Praise for Boardroom Realities «Authored by a 'who's who' roster of governance experts, Boardroom Realities covers the latest trends in board leadership and performance as well as talent management for the board and the C-suite—all critical topics for any director serious about board service today.» —Kenneth Daly, president and CEO, National Association of Corporate Directors «If leadership and effectiveness in the boardroom were important in a more benign environment, they're absolutely vital in today's tumultuous times. Boardroom Realities provides a modern and detailed road map to help steer chairmen, CEOs, and boards through these uncharted governance waters.» —Peter Weinberg, partner, Perella Weinberg Partners «Jay Conger's Boardroom Realities offers a unique perspective on governance through leadership, rather than compliance, and should compel all directors to revisit the focus of board deliberations, especially at this time of unprecedented economic and financial turmoil.» —Alison A. Winter, cofounder, WomenCorporateDirectors, and a corporate director for Nordstrom, Inc. «Boardroom Realities is a very comprehensive compilation of useful insights on key issues that boards must deal with every day. It's an excellent resource for board members as well as members of management who must work together to ensure good governance on behalf of shareholders.» —Ronald D. Sugar, chairman of the board and CEO, Northrop Grumman Corporation «Jay Conger has collected critical insights and the latest thinking on board leadership from many of today's foremost governance thinkers. Boardroom Realities is a must for your board and for any comprehensive corporate governance library.» —Ralph D. Ward, publisher, Boardroom INSIDER, and author, The New Boardroom Leaders
Paul Brountas P. Boardroom Excellence. A Common Sense Perspective on Corporate Governance Paul Brountas P. Boardroom Excellence. A Common Sense Perspective on Corporate Governance Новинка

Paul Brountas P. Boardroom Excellence. A Common Sense Perspective on Corporate Governance

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In Boardroom Excellence, author Paul Brountas, a corporate attorney with more than forty years experience, discusses the qualities and components of effective boards in today’s post-Enron environment. Written in a concise format, the book is filled with informative practical advice for board members of private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Boardroom Excellence contains an informed discussion of fundamental corporate governance issues, including the duties and responsibilities of directors and the proper interaction of the board with the CEO and management. Brountas reveals how board members can be most effective when they are independent, possess integrity, are well-informed and involved, and are proactive. Boardroom Excellence offers timely information about Establishing the values and qualities that board members should possess Developing an environment in the boardroom where skepticism and serious discussion are encouraged Understanding what the CEO expects of the board and what the board expects of the CEO Creating effective independent audit, compensation, nominating, and governance committees Formulating guidelines for periodic evaluation of the performance of the board and individual board members
Richard Steinberg M. Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance. It Can't Happen to Us--Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success Richard Steinberg M. Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance. It Can't Happen to Us--Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success Новинка

Richard Steinberg M. Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance. It Can't Happen to Us--Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success

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An expert's insider secrets to how successful CEOs and directors shape, lead, and oversee their organizations to achieve corporate goals Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance shows senior executives and board members how to ensure that their companies incorporate the necessary processes, organization, and technology to accomplish strategic goals. Examining how and why some major companies failed while others continue to grow and prosper, author and internationally recognized expert Richard Steinberg reveals how to cultivate a culture, leadership process and infrastructure toward achieving business objectives and related growth, profit, and return goals. Explains critical factors that make compliance and ethics programs and risk management processes really work Explores the board's role in overseeing corporate strategy, risk management, CEO compensation, succession planning, crisis planning, performance measures, board composition, and shareholder communications Highlights for CEOs, senior management teams, and board members the pitfalls to avoid and what must go right for success Outlines the future of corporate governance and what's needed for continued effectiveness Written by well-known corporate governance and risk management expert Richard Steinberg Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance lays a sound foundation and provides critical insights for understanding the role of governance, risk management, and compliance and its successful implementation in today's business environment.
Ram Charan Boards That Deliver. Advancing Corporate Governance From Compliance to Competitive Advantage Ram Charan Boards That Deliver. Advancing Corporate Governance From Compliance to Competitive Advantage Новинка

Ram Charan Boards That Deliver. Advancing Corporate Governance From Compliance to Competitive Advantage

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Finally, a book that brings the vision of truly good governance down to earth. Ram Charan, expert in corporate governance and best-selling author, packs this book with useful tools and techniques to take boards and their companies to a higher level of performance. Charan puts his finger on a growing problem for boards: the disconnect between directors' efforts and their results. The added time and attention boards invest is not translating into better governanceâ??that is, governance that adds value to the business. Boards That Deliver gets beyond the rhetoric of corporate governance reform. It captures the tried-and-true practices used by high-performance boards. In contrast to experts who base prescriptions on number-crunching exercises, Charan identifies the real problems that drain directors' time and suppress their best judgmentsâ??and explains clearly and succinctly how boards can solve those problems. These battle-tested solutions help boards achieve what rules and regulations alone cannotâ??to get succession right, refine a winning strategy, and design a rational CEO compensation package. Good governance requires leadership. Boards That Deliver is the no-nonsense guide for directors and CEOs who are rising to the leadership challenge to make their boards a competitive advantage.
Cathy Trower A. The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership. Building High-Performing Nonprofit Boards Cathy Trower A. The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership. Building High-Performing Nonprofit Boards Новинка

Cathy Trower A. The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership. Building High-Performing Nonprofit Boards

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THE PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE TO GOVERNANCE AS LEADERSHIP The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership offers a resource that shows how to achieve excellence and peak performance in the boardroom by putting into practice the groundbreaking model that was introduced in the book, Governance as Leadership. This proven model of effective governance explores how to attain proficiency in three governance modes or mindsets: fiduciary, strategic, and generative. Throughout the book, author Cathy Trower offers an understanding of the Governance as Leadership model through a wealth of illustrative examples of high-performing nonprofit boards. She explores the challenges of implementing governance as leadership and suggests ideas for getting started and overcoming barriers to progress. In addition, Trower provides practical guidance for optimizing the practices that will improve organizational performance including: flow (high skill and high purpose), discernment, deliberation, divergent thinking, insight, meaningfulness, consequence to the organization, and integrity. In short, the book is a combination of sophisticated thinking, instructive vignettes, illustrative documents, and practical recommendations. The book includes concrete strategies that can help improve critical thinking in the boardroom, a board's overall performance as a team, as well as information for creating a strong governance culture and understanding what is required of an effective CEO and a chairperson. To determine a board's fitness and help the members move forward, the book contains three types of assessments: board members evaluate each other; individual board member assessments; and an overall team assessment. This practitioner's guide is written for nonprofit board members, chief executives, senior staff members, and anyone who wants to reflect on governance, discern how to govern better, and achieve higher performance in the process. Email: [email protected] Website: www.trowerandtrower.com
Kenneth Merchant, Pick Katherina, Merchant Ken Merchant Blind Spots, Biases and Other Pathologies in the Boardroom Kenneth Merchant, Pick Katherina, Merchant Ken Merchant Blind Spots, Biases and Other Pathologies in the Boardroom Новинка

Kenneth Merchant, Pick Katherina, Merchant Ken Merchant Blind Spots, Biases and Other Pathologies in the Boardroom

In this book we show how seemingly ideal boards, those with "best practice" size, composition, and structure, can still fail to provide good governance simply because they fall victim to problems inherent in all groups. While having groups of board members provide corporate oversight is probably necessary, and even advantageous in some respects, groups have a dark side too. Tendencies that occur in group behavior can destroy or obscure the talents even of highly intelligent, energetic, and well-intended individuals, causing collective blind spots, biases, and inefficiencies that can render boards ineffective. Groups often perceive risks differently from the way individual group members do and collectively fail to see problems where they really exist.
Jim Brown The Imperfect Board Member. Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence Jim Brown The Imperfect Board Member. Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence Новинка

Jim Brown The Imperfect Board Member. Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence

Praise for The Imperfect Board Member «Finally! A book about boards that isn't boring!» –Patrick Lencioni, author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team «Everyone wins with good governance–countries, corporations, and community groups. In a compelling style like no one before him, Jim Brown helps leaders understand the keys for boardroom excellence. The Imperfect Board Member ought to be required reading for people on every type of board. The great thing is that it won't need to be required–it's such a fun book, every leader will want to read it.» –Jim Balsillie, chairman and co-CEO, Research in Motion; chair, Centre for International Governance Innovation «I know no board members, myself included, who won't learn valuable lessons from Jim Brown's book The Imperfect Board Member. Don't miss it!» –Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One-Minute Manager and The Secret «Thanks to Sarbanes-Oxley, boards have become active. The Imperfect Board Member clarifies sharply the lines of what boards need to do and what management needs to do. The time has come for the two groups to work together and yet keep independent.» –Ram Charan, coauthor, Execution, and author, Boards That Deliver «The Imperfect Board Member by Jim Brown is a highly perceptive, eminently readable, engagingly human book on how boards and directors can improve their performance. In a breezy conversational style that uses dialogue invitingly and often, the author explores with sensitivity and a light touch not only the standard ingredients but also the more subtle nuances of excellence in both corporate and not-for-profit governance.» –William A. Dimma, author, Tougher Boards for Tougher Times; chairman, Home Capital Group Inc.
Board Members and Management Consultants. Redefining the Boundaries of Consulting and Corporate Governance (PB) Board Members and Management Consultants. Redefining the Boundaries of Consulting and Corporate Governance (PB) Новинка

Board Members and Management Consultants. Redefining the Boundaries of Consulting and Corporate Governance (PB)

A volume in Research in Management ConsultingSeries Editor Anthony F. Buono, Bentley CollegeBoards and Management Consultants, the eighth volume in the Research in Management Consulting series,explores the growing complexity associated with the growing demands on boards of directors and the challengesraised by evolving expectations of what constitutes "good" governance. As a way of better understandingthe ramifications for management consulting, particular-and timely-emphasis is placed on theevolution of expectations and needs in relation to boards and their operation.The chapter authors, as noted above a truly international group of experts, more than succeed inraising the reader's awareness of the consequences that the evolving nature of corporate boards are having on the function of directors,how this function is being redefined by the players themselves-and what all of this change means for consultants and the realm ofmanagement consulting. Significant questions are raised and explored throughout the volume, from the extent to which these changeswill lead to new social, moral, ethical, and professional challenges and opportunities, to how the relationships between consultants andtheir traditional clients-managers, administrators and employees-might evolve. As management consultants become more activelyinvolved in governance issues, their role will clearly change, but will such changes enhance or constrain the role they have traditionallyplayed in organizations...
Stephen Trachtenberg Governance Reconsidered. How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive Stephen Trachtenberg Governance Reconsidered. How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive Новинка

Stephen Trachtenberg Governance Reconsidered. How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive

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Revamp senior administration organization for more effective governance Governance Reconsidered: How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive takes an in-depth look at the current practice of governance in higher education and explores solutions for more effective functioning. Written by a former college president, the book provides an insider's perspective on the growing tensions around the traditional shared governance model and identifies the key challenges facing trustees, presidents, senior administrators, and faculty. Traditional shared governance operations are typically time-consuming, process-laden, and slow to respond to the internal and external forces acting upon modern educational institutions. Higher education is facing increasing political and economic pressure, and senior administration frequently needs the flexibility to make institutional decisions quickly. Using recent public scandals as examples, Governance Reconsidered illustrates how the tension between the need for timely decisions and action versus the importance of mission and academic quality is creating a dramatic systemic problem. The book provides practical advice on the issues at the heart of the matter, including: The nature and pace of change on campus, including the pressures facing higher education Clarity about the roles and responsibilities of trustees, the president, and the faculty The campus community's role in decision-making activities How thriving universities can govern collaboratively The book also addresses the brand new challenges that affect higher education governance, including MOOCs, online learning, and rising questions about value and cost. Campus leaders must work together effectively to boost higher education, and Governance Reconsidered contains the questions and answers integral to implementing effective governance.
Beebe Nelson Innovation Governance. How Top Management Organizes and Mobilizes for Innovation Beebe Nelson Innovation Governance. How Top Management Organizes and Mobilizes for Innovation Новинка

Beebe Nelson Innovation Governance. How Top Management Organizes and Mobilizes for Innovation

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The business leader's guide to encouraging continuous innovation in any organization Innovation governance is a hot topic in the business world. In a fast-paced business environment, the ability of corporate leaders to build purpose, direction, and focus for innovation is more important than ever. In this book, the authors provide a framework for encouraging and focusing innovation by explaining what innovation governance is, the various models for governance and their advantages and disadvantages, how to assess and improve governance practices, and behavioral tactics for maximizing the effectiveness of governance. It offers guidance for everyone from the boardroom through senior management, illustrating effective governance models with real case studies from a range of companies in the United States and Europe. Addresses an important yet underappreciated skill for CEOs, board members, and top management Features real-world examples and case studies from a variety of business from around the world Written by an author team with hands-on experience in the subjects of innovation management, organizational learning, innovation leadership, organizational behavior, and individual leadership and teamwork Innovation governance is a sadly neglected topic in many organizations. This book offers vital guidance and real-world experience for building innovation into any business from the top down.
Ralph Ward D. Saving the Corporate Board. Why Boards Fail and How to Fix Them Ralph Ward D. Saving the Corporate Board. Why Boards Fail and How to Fix Them Новинка

Ralph Ward D. Saving the Corporate Board. Why Boards Fail and How to Fix Them

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Ward reveals ten specific failings that are built into our boardroom model and provides real-world fixes to get boards back on track. Ward mixes tart, insightful analogies (what do boards have in common with volunteer fire departments, the U.S. electoral college . . . and Howard Hughes?) with proven nuts-and-bolts advice for putting any board back on track. Order your copy today!
Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Implementing Policy Governance and Staying on Track Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Implementing Policy Governance and Staying on Track Новинка

Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Implementing Policy Governance and Staying on Track

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The Carver Policy Governance Guide series includes six booklets that offer board members a description of John Carver's Policy Governance model of board leadership. Policy Governance enables a board to fulfill its accountability to its organization's «owners,» whether the owners are association members, city residents, company shareholders, or a community of interest. Policy Governance addresses the board's engagement in financial, programmatic, and personnel matters; roles of officers and committees; reporting and evaluation; agendas; and other aspects of the board job. Implementing Policy Governance and Staying on Track shows boards how they can apply the principles of the Policy Governance model and change the way they govern in practice. The guide cuts across various aspects of the Policy Governance model and challenges board members to move from concepts to practice. The Policy Governance model is based on the functions rather than the structure of a governing board. It outlines commonsense principles about governing that fit together into an entire system. The practices of the Policy Governance board, which are consistent with the principles, allow it to control without meddling, focus on long-term organizational outputs, powerfully delegate to a CEO and staff, and discharge its fiduciary responsibility in a visionary, strategic manner. Because the model is a total system, the Carver Policy Governance Guide series offers boards a complete set of principles for fulfilling their various obligations.
Richard Leblanc The Handbook of Board Governance. A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members Richard Leblanc The Handbook of Board Governance. A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members Новинка

Richard Leblanc The Handbook of Board Governance. A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members

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Build a more effective board with insight from the forefront of corporate governance The Handbook of Board Governance provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. Written by collaboration among subject matter experts, this book combines academic rigor and practitioner experience to provide thorough guidance and deep insight. From diversity, effectiveness, and responsibilities, to compensation, succession planning, and financial literacy, the topics are at once broad-ranging and highly relevant to current and aspiring directors. The coverage applies to governance at public companies, private and small or medium companies, state-owned enterprises, family owned organizations, and more, to ensure complete and clear guidance on a diverse range of issues. An all-star contributor list including Ram Charan, Bob Monks, Nell Minow, and Mark Nadler, among others, gives you the insight of thought leaders in the areas relevant to your organization. A well-functioning board is essential to an organization’s achievement. Whether the goal is furthering a mission or dominating a market, the board’s composition, strategy, and practices are a determining factor in the organization’s ultimate success. This guide provides the information essential to building a board that works. Delve into the board’s strategic role in value creation Gain useful insight into compensation, risk, accountability, legal obligations Understand the many competencies required of an effective director Get up to speed on blind spots, trendspotting, and social media in the board room The board is responsible for a vast and varied collection of duties, but the singular mission is to push the organization forward. Poor organization, one-sided composition, inefficient practices, and ineffective oversight detract from that mission, but all can be avoided. The Handbook of Board Governance provides practical guidance and expert insight relevant to board members across the spectrum.
Ram Charan Owning Up. The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask Ram Charan Owning Up. The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask Новинка

Ram Charan Owning Up. The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask

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"This book is a most important contribution for both new and experienced directors, addressing contemporary corporate governance. The 14 practical questions represent the most vital issues that boards need to proactively address and are particularly crucial now as boards deal with the aftermath of the global financial tsunami." —Thomas J. Neff, chairman, U.S., Spencer Stuart «If Corporate America's board members had answered these questions, the crisis of '08 would have been avoided. The book is that powerful. It should be required reading in every boardroom, executive suite, and business school on the planet. This book with its singular wisdom could change the face of corporate governance—with huge dividends to shareholders and society.» —Ralph Whitworth, principal, Relational Investors LLC «Ram Charan always seems to get it right. Owning Up not only asks the right questions, it gives answers that can make a real difference for improving board performance.» —James M. Kilts, former chairman and CEO, The Gillette Company «As always, well-reasoned, insightful, and thought-provoking. A work that every director will find of value, particularly given the intense pressure of these unprecedented economic times.» —Professor Charles M. Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware «Here is the book that every corporate director needs today. With his decades of insider experience, Ram Charan brings more wisdom and insight to this subject than anyone else I know.» —Geoff Colvin, Fortune editor and author, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
Georg Binder Corporate Governance in Arab Countries Georg Binder Corporate Governance in Arab Countries Новинка

Georg Binder Corporate Governance in Arab Countries

Diploma Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: Sehr Gut, University of Vienna, language: English, abstract: English:In today´s business world corporate governance has become one of themost discussed and most important matters. Corporate governancecriteria have been put right in the middle of investment decisions -especially in emerging markets. In addition to that, a series of events likebusiness scandals, financial crises or business failures in the last 20 yearshas made corporate governance a key point in the business community inemerging markets, developing countries and economies in transition.There exists no general definition for the term corporate governance.Basically it can be viewed as a set of principles and rules by which acompany is directed and controlled. Many countries have developed goodcorporate governance principles to improve the relationship between theshareholders of a company and the management. Factors like financialdisclosure, more rights for shareholders and independent boards arecrucial for investors who are looking for a stable growth of companies.Countries in the MENA region have put the implementation of such soundcorporate governance codes in the middle of their agenda. Their aim is tocreate better economies and consequently a more attractive investmentclimate for possible investors in the future.This thesis tries to give the reader an insight into today´s state ofcorporate ...
Robert Stolt Corporate Governance in Hong Kong Robert Stolt Corporate Governance in Hong Kong Новинка

Robert Stolt Corporate Governance in Hong Kong

Intermediate Examination Paper from the year 2009 in the subject Business economics - Miscellaneous, grade: 1,2, University of St Andrews, language: English, abstract: Corporate Governance (CG) has always been a critically viewed topic and is being increasingly discussed after the Enron and WorldCom scandals, which had a worldwide outreach (Petra, 2006, p. 107) or major cases of poor corporate governance in Asia such as the Peregrine or the CA Pacific Securities Case in the 1990s. On this account, stricter rules have been introduced and existing regulations were re-examined in many markets in order to restore the public confidence in corporate governance systems and the transparency and accountability of organisations. The corporate governance system in Hong Kong is characterised by unique features differing from the Anglo-American framework. The extensive amount of family-controlled companies and mainland firms would suggest a deficient corporate governance system. In spite of this, a study by Nan, Kang and Kim (1999) comparing corporate governance among Asian economies indicated that Hong Kong has significantly higher corporate governance standards and equally more sophisticated legal systems governing the protection of property rights than other countries in that area.As regard to the structure of this coursework, initially, the general theoretic foundations of corporate governance are explained in chapter two. Thereafter, the specifics of the market in Hong Kong will be e...
Schwartz Donald Corporate Boards. Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk Schwartz Donald Corporate Boards. Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk Новинка

Schwartz Donald Corporate Boards. Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk

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Corporate Boards: Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk deals with the highly timely topic of the Corporate Board and its relationship to risk, both in terms of its management and its creation. Utilizes a multi-disciplinary perspective which draws on the fields of economics, law, business ethics, and corporate social responsibility Features a range of topics including the role of corporate boards in overseeing increasingly complex risk management techniques and the ethical dimensions of corporate board behavior in managing risk Of interest to students, scholars, and firm stakeholders Explores how recent events have also shown that the members of Corporate Boards can be sources of risk
Stefanie Welz Methods of resolution designed to improve corporate governance Stefanie Welz Methods of resolution designed to improve corporate governance Новинка

Stefanie Welz Methods of resolution designed to improve corporate governance

Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2006 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: A-, University of Applied Sciences Essen, course: Financial Management, 32 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The assignment "Corporate governance" starts with the introduction which includes the executive summary and the scope of work that is realized in here.The second chapter deals with a detailed definition of the problem that causes the relevance of this assignment, the determination of the objectives as well as the methodology that describes the assignment′s structured procedure.Chapter three is focused on the basics and relevant theory of corporate governance. At this juncture in particular the principal agent, the transaction cost and the property rights theory according to corporate governance are being analyzed.Chapter four is about modern methods and concepts for managing corporate governance issues. A practical case about the Dutch company Heineken that has realized a management concept for corporate governance successfully is examined in chapter four.Finally, the results of this assignment are summarized; especially whether the set objectives are reached as well as critical comments about the assignment are given in the last chapter. Furthermore, an outlook about possible future effects of applied corporate governance systems is provided.The purpose of this assignment is to provide further research ...
Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance Новинка

Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: The object of the research is corporate governance. The subject of the research is national and foreign concepts of development of groups of the enterprises. The purpose of the research is to analyze the world national concepts of development of groups of the enterprises and search of directions of improvement of domestic model of development of corporate structures. In the research there were used such research techniques as a method of the analysis, an inductive and deductive method, a method of comparison, methods of the multivariate statistical analysis, tools of financial management (a matrix of financial strategy of Z.Franshon, I.Romani etc.). In the first chapter of work the essence, kinds and advantages of corporate structures in modern conditions of managing was considered, the contents and the purposes of corporate governance were analyzed; values of development of corporate structures for social and economic growth of Donetsk region were shown. In the second chapter the features of becoming and development of the Ukrainian model of corporate governance were analyzed, foreign experience of creation and functioning of corporate structures was considered, borders and expediency of use of foreign experience of corporate governance in domestic practice were given. In the third chapter the mechanism of the government management of development of corporate structures in modern conditions was analyzed and the ways of improvement of it were given, ne...
John Zinkin Challenges in Implementing Corporate Governance. Whose Business is it Anyway? John Zinkin Challenges in Implementing Corporate Governance. Whose Business is it Anyway? Новинка

John Zinkin Challenges in Implementing Corporate Governance. Whose Business is it Anyway?

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John Zinkin's new book on Challenges in Implementing Corporate Governance is a welcome addition for board members and senior management on how to improve corporate governance in the post-crisis period. John correctly identifies that most boards on underperforming companies have three elements of failure: a lack of proper understanding of the business and its strategy; a total lack of appreciation of both the strategic and systemic risks created by new product markets; and a total failure by boards to ensure that the incentive structures for top management reflect long-term needs rather than short-term profits, thereby putting the company's future at risk. John has written a useful and practical handbook that is a must read for all board members on how to improve corporate governance. —Datuk Seri Panglima Andrew Sheng, Chief Adviser, China Banking Regulatory Commission and the Boards of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority , Sime Darby Berhad and Khazanah Nasional «This timely book will interest those wanting to improve corporate governance and risk management. It should also appeal to anyone curious about what caused banks to fail in a number of markets in recent times, and the values which led to this failure. In considering principles which are essential to good governance, ACCA recognizes that corporate governance evolves and improves over time. We accept that organizations in different sectors and across the world operate in diverse environments in terms of culture, regulation, legislation and enforcement. What is appropriate, in terms of governance, for one type of organization will not be appropriate to all organizations. John Zinkin’s book seeks to address this challenge, analyzing the essential cultural and behavioral issues which sit at the heart of the challenges.» —Paul Moxey, Head of Risk Management and Corporate Governance, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants «A scholarly combination of practical guidelines and strategic vision.» —Lady Sylvia Jay CBE, Vice-Chairman, L'Oreal UK; Independent Director, Alcatel-Lucent, Compagnie de Saint Gobain, Lazard Limited and Carrefour «This is a highly topical and timely publication. Globally, the crisis that has gripped the financial services sector following the failure of well known global banks in recent years has focused attention on corporate governance. To restore confidence in the financial services sector is a long-term goal and effective corporate governance, together with the closely associated topic of risk management, has gripped not only governments and banks, but the public too. In this book, John Zinkin clearly asserts that financial institutions need to exert their responsibilities beyond their shareholders and far more into the wider group of stakeholders, including employees and wider society. In considering issues globally, John provides a book that is not only thought-provoking but pragmatic and useful at a time when stakeholders in our banks need to see real change in transparent, practical ways from those charged with governing our banks.» —Ruth Martin, Managing Director, The Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment
Beth Gazley Transformational Governance. How Boards Achieve Extraordinary Change Beth Gazley Transformational Governance. How Boards Achieve Extraordinary Change Новинка

Beth Gazley Transformational Governance. How Boards Achieve Extraordinary Change

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There has never been so much pressure on nonprofit boards of directors to achieve a level of accountability that meets public and stakeholder expectations. Member-serving association boards may be especially challenged by their more complex affiliate structures and a greater emphasis on representative governance. But what does the journey to good governance look like? Markedly different from existing board development books, this modern approach focuses less on the behaviors and qualities of «high-performing boards» and more on the stages and processes that directors and their staff used to transform their boards. Based on research funded by the ASAE Foundation, the book fills a gap in the governance literature by emphasizing diagnosis and problem solving, using the actual tools and activities implemented by 85 transformed associations. Combining the credibility of scholarly research with lively and compelling stories, tools, and teachable moments, this book is designed to help associations and other nonprofit organizations achieve the entire journey to good governance, from first to last steps.
Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Adjacent Leadership Roles. CGO and CEO Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Adjacent Leadership Roles. CGO and CEO Новинка

Carver Miriam Mayhew A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Adjacent Leadership Roles. CGO and CEO

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The Carver Policy Governance Guide series includes six booklets that offer board members a description of John Carver's Policy Governance model of board leadership. Policy Governance enables a board to fulfill its accountability to its organization's «owners,» whether the owners are association members, city residents, company shareholders, or a community of interest. Policy Governance addresses the board's engagement in financial, programmatic, and personnel matters; roles of officers and committees; reporting and evaluation; agendas; and other aspects of the board job. For boards pursuing, or wanting to pursue, the Policy Governance model, Adjacent Leadership Roles: CGO and CEO examines the leadership roles needed in the boardroom and the executive suite. This guide reveals the two important and separate functions that are key to enabling both governance and management to have the benefit of optimal leadership. The Policy Governance model is based on the functions rather than the structure of a governing board. It outlines commonsense principles about governing that fit together into an entire system. The practices of the Policy Governance board, which are consistent with the principles, allow it to control without meddling, focus on long-term organizational outputs, powerfully delegate to a CEO and staff, and discharge its fiduciary responsibility in a visionary, strategic manner. Because the model is a total system, the Carver Policy Governance Guide series offers boards a complete set of principles for fulfilling their various obligations.
Douglas Lyle P. Forensics For Dummies Douglas Lyle P. Forensics For Dummies Новинка

Douglas Lyle P. Forensics For Dummies

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Understand the real-life science behind crime scene investigation Forensics For Dummies takes you inside the world of crime scene investigation to give you the low down on this exciting field. Written by a doctor and former Law & Order consultant, this guide will have you solving crimes along with your favorite TV shows in no time. From fingerprints and fibers to blood and ballistics, you'll walk through the processes that yield significant information from the smallest clues. You'll learn how Hollywood gets it wrong, and how real-world forensics experts work every day in fields as diverse as biology, psychology, anthropology, medicine, information technology, and more. If you're interested in a forensics career, you'll find out how to break in—and the education you'll need to do the type of forensics work that interests you the most. Written for the true forensics fan, this book doesn't shy away from the details; you'll learn what goes on at the morgue as you determine cause of death, and you'll climb into the mind of a killer as you learn how forensic psychologists narrow down the suspect list. Crime shows are entertaining, but the reality is that most forensics cases aren't wrapped up in an hour. This book shows you how it's really done, and the amazing technology and brilliant people that do it every day. Learn who does what, when they do it, and how it's done Discover the many fields involved in crime scene investigation Understand what really happens inside a forensics lab Examine famous forensics cases more intriguing than any TV show Forensic scientists work in a variety of environments and in many different capacities. If you think television makes it look interesting, just wait until you learn what it's really like! Forensics For Dummies takes you on a tour of the real-world science behind solving the case.
Cornelis A. de Kluyver A Primer on Corporate Governance, Second Edition Cornelis A. de Kluyver A Primer on Corporate Governance, Second Edition Новинка

Cornelis A. de Kluyver A Primer on Corporate Governance, Second Edition

This long-awaited second edition book is a primer on corporate governance for large, publicly held companies in the United States-the system that defines the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants in a corporation, and spells out the rules and procedures for making decisions on corporate affairs. As with any complex system, corporate governance functions best when all of its constituent elements work in harmony, when each performs its assigned role, with the right incentives, properly aligned interests, and the right tools for the job. The turbulent history of corporate governance in recent years is a testimony that this has not always been the case. A good number of the books written on corporate governance focus on legal issues-the rights and obligations of the various stakeholders under federal and state laws-or take the perspective of individual or institutional external shareholders. This book, with much updated material, is positioned differently; it approaches corporate governance from an executive perspective and is designed to help the reader become a more effective participant in the corporate governance system-as an executive dealing with a board, as a director, or as a representative of a company's other numerous stakeholders.
Sibel Yamak, Bengi Ertuna A Primer on Corporate Governance. Turkey Sibel Yamak, Bengi Ertuna A Primer on Corporate Governance. Turkey Новинка

Sibel Yamak, Bengi Ertuna A Primer on Corporate Governance. Turkey

A Premier on Corporate Governance: Turkey takes an in-depth and comprehensive assessment of corporate governance in Turkey at a cross section in time when the country is going through major multidimensional transformations. Structural characteristics of its economy and the historical antecedents of corporate governance are provided to the readers as a background in the first part of the book. External and internal mechanisms of corporate governance are built on this background. Legal system of the country, its company laws, regulatory authorities and the state of the market for corporate control as well as the socio-cultural norms, ways of doing business, and the Turkish code of good governance are examined as the external mechanisms shaping the corporate governance practices of companies in the context. Internal control mechanisms analyzed in this book include the characteristics of the board of directors, ownership structure, and management teams of Turkish companies. In conclusion, the authors discuss current and future corporate governance challenges in the Turkish business context.
Joseph Ilonga Evaluation of Corporate Governance practices at the Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) Joseph Ilonga Evaluation of Corporate Governance practices at the Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) Новинка

Joseph Ilonga Evaluation of Corporate Governance practices at the Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF)

Master's Thesis from the year 2016 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, , language: English, abstract: This evaluation of Corporate Governance practices at the Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is a qualitative single case study. The study utilized both primary and secondary data to answer the question whether GIPF was in compliance with the criteria relating to audit the committee, governance of risk as well internal audit functions as guided by the Namibia Code for Corporate Governance (NamCode).The study concluded that overall, the Government Institutions Pension Fund is indeed complying with the majority of the aspects assessed regarding requirements for audit The committee, governance of risks as well as internal audit functions. It appears that in some cases, the company complies with certain criteria how it is being documented may not be exactly how it is guided by the governance framework as stipulated in the NamCode.In most cases, where the study finds the company to be partially in compliance as opposed to full compliance, it is a question of the style used by the company in documenting how they are applying their corporate governance framework. Considering that only three out of nine principles of corporate were assessed; it is important to document that the survey only provide a snapshot of GIPF compliance to the governance framework and conclusions of this study cannot be taken as a complete view in...
Alicja Krum The German Code of Corporate Governance Alicja Krum The German Code of Corporate Governance Новинка

Alicja Krum The German Code of Corporate Governance

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: The management and supervision of corporations, known as corporate governance in English and, frequently, in German-speaking countries as well, has been a topic of discussion since beginning of the 90's in the USA. After arriving in Great Britain the discussion subsequently spread to Continental Europe. In Germany, the effective supervision of corporations became a central topic of debate after several well-known corporations came under scrutiny for mismanagement. In such cases the corporations’ supervisory boards were criticised in particular, as their supervision of management was considered insufficient and ineffective. The relation between management and owners of a corporation represents the basic problem of the corporate governance discussion. The management of a corporation must take the interests of large-scale investors and, accordingly, the interests of smaller investors into consideration. Against this background, the influence of the stakeholders is repressed. The shareholder value system, thus, becomes increasingly important. Globalisation and the resulting integration of capital markets has caused more and more large institutional investors -especially, those from Anglo-Saxon countries- to put their financial assets to the test in order to check the efficiency of management and supervision. In Germany, in particular, effective regulations on corporate governance have been missing until now. In most of the other countries with a free m...
Irina Velkova Quotas for Women on Corporate Boards. The Call for Change in Europe Irina Velkova Quotas for Women on Corporate Boards. The Call for Change in Europe Новинка

Irina Velkova Quotas for Women on Corporate Boards. The Call for Change in Europe

The debate for higher female representation on corporate boards has become particularly intensive during the recent financial crisis. Scholars advocate that women are more risk-averse, more engaged with longer-term issues and tend to draw more attention to governance and ethics. Thus, it is suggested that due to the behavioural differences between men and women, more gender-balanced boards would have prevented a number of financial collapses. This assertion has triggered more detailed analyses of current statistics for women on boards in the European Union. A number of states have implemented various non-binding measures for improving female representation on boards. This brought them acclaim, yet no discernible results. Should we indeed insist to have gender-balanced boards, we need quotas. Evidence is of strong support.
BoardSource The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance BoardSource The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance Новинка

BoardSource The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance

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THE HANDBOOK OF NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles, structures, and practices of an effective nonprofit. The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance covers the topics that are of most importance to those charged with creating and sustaining effective leadership, including building a board; succession planning; policies; financial oversight; fundraising; planning; strategic planning processes; risk management; and evaluation of the board, CEO, and organization. Praise for The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance «This is the first book I've found that covers the topic of governance from A to Z. I know what I'll be assigning the students in my governance class as a textbook next semester!» —TERRIE TEMKIN, founding principal, CoreStrategies for Nonprofits, Inc. «BoardSource has prepared an exceptional resource for nonprofit boards and leaders. This comprehensive volume offers timely and relevant information about board work and governance, including practical tools and resources that will be valuable to all types of nonprofits.» —DAVID O. RENZ, chair, department of public affairs; Beth K. Smith/Missouri Chair in Nonprofit Leadership; and director, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership; University of Missouri, Kansas City «If you are involved in nonprofit organizations, and if you ever have doubts about how they are best run, this is the book for you-and BoardSource is the place to turn.» —FISHER HOWE, consultant, Lavender/Howe & Associates, and author, The Nonprofit Leadership Team BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.
Mark Hatch R. The Maker Revolution. Building a Future on Creativity and Innovation in an Exponential World Mark Hatch R. The Maker Revolution. Building a Future on Creativity and Innovation in an Exponential World Новинка

Mark Hatch R. The Maker Revolution. Building a Future on Creativity and Innovation in an Exponential World

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Become a force for change through community, access, knowledge, and innovation The Maker Revolution is a guidebook to the new industrial revolution. Artisans, crafters, DIYers, and inventors around the globe are changing the way we change the world—are you ready to join the movement? This book shows you how to find your place in the revolution. You'll learn how the movement came about, and how Makers are already shifting paradigms and pushing the boundaries of innovation. You'll discover the people, organizations, and technologies that are catalyzing a re-thinking of industry, business, economic development and education, and you'll explore the ways in which specific types of participation could propel the movement toward greater access and inclusivity. You may even discover your own inner Maker, and decide to join the revolution. The world's greatest problems will only be solved by the creativity, ingenuity, and innovation of its inhabitants. The Maker Movement and the revolution it heralds holds that truth at its core, and strives to give everyone access to the knowledge, tools, experience, and community they need to change the world. This book takes you inside the movement, and helps you find your place. Understand the drivers, depths, and goals of the Maker Movement Explore the major trends and technologies that enable makers Learn how institutions can engage and participate in the Maker Revolution Find your inner revolutionary and become a part of the changing world The new revolution will not be televised—it will be something you hold in your hand, something you use every day, and the spirit of the community that created it. The Maker Revolution brings you into the fold to show you the power of breaking away from the status quo and will show you how you too can help change the world.
Greg Rushford How Washington Actually Works For Dummies Greg Rushford How Washington Actually Works For Dummies Новинка

Greg Rushford How Washington Actually Works For Dummies

Get the inside scoop on the most powerful city on Earth Washington, D.C.: Capital of the Free World; the most powerful city on Earth. No other country, company, or international organization can compare with the reach and wealth of the federal government. Policymaking – the art of deciding what programs to support, what laws to pass, or what regulations to write – is at the core of what Washington does and is what everyone, from the President on down, wants to influence. How Washington Actually Works For Dummies isn't a dry explanation of the American system of government but a playbook for how Washington really works: who has a seat at the table, how the policymaking process works, and how one survives. It takes you inside the political process in Washington, discusses changes in recent decades, and explains how the parts fit together. You find out: Who really runs Washington Why the President’s power is limited How Congress (and its committee structure) works What the bureaucrats – the men and women behind the curtain – do to earn your tax dollars How lobbyists, activists, and other players influence policy In a presidential election year when economic issues are center stage and the candidates will go head to head in policy debates, there’s no better time to discover the ins and outs of how policy is actually made.
Zulma Herrera J. Corporate Governance Regulation. How Poor Management Is Destroying the Global Economy Zulma Herrera J. Corporate Governance Regulation. How Poor Management Is Destroying the Global Economy Новинка

Zulma Herrera J. Corporate Governance Regulation. How Poor Management Is Destroying the Global Economy

Why U.S. corporate governance regulation has lost its way, and what must be done to improve it Modern history persuasively demonstrates the inexorable link that binds comprehensive regulation to the global economy. This important book, rather than simply recount a litany of corporate governance failures, persuasively explains why, despite policymakers' best intentions, regulation has failed in the modern era. An objective study intended for a diverse readership, Corporate Governance Regulation unveils the underlying, root causes of regulatory failure. The result: A compelling and original analysis, broadly suited for a global audience of all backgrounds. Written by published, subject-area experts, the authors carefully delineate how U.S. corporate governance regulation, beginning with Sarbanes Oxley, lacks an adequate rational basis, as may be attributed to a non-existent policy dialogue The witnessed result: A conspicuous lack of regulatory efficacy, enormous costs, coupled with paltry benefits The focus is upon reigniting a stalled, non-productive policy dialogue, by eschewing stale, overly-polemicized arguments, as needed to develop a common ground Drawing from an eclectic, analytic framework, governance experts Nicholas Vakkur and Zulma Herrera offer both the professional and global citizen alike a multi-dimensional understanding of issues critical to global economic health. Nuanced and persuasively argued, Corporate Governance Regulation represents a formidable catalyst in the elusive, ongoing quest for global economic stability.
Andrea Melis, Alessandro Zattoni A Primer on Corporate Governance. Italy Andrea Melis, Alessandro Zattoni A Primer on Corporate Governance. Italy Новинка

Andrea Melis, Alessandro Zattoni A Primer on Corporate Governance. Italy

This book provides an understanding of the characteristics of corporate governance in Italy, one of the most developed countries in the world, symbol of the family capitalism. The text presents the main peculiarities of the Italian corporate governance system, its impact on decision-making in corporate boardrooms, and the potential positive and negative consequences for the firm and its stakeholders. Several real-life case studies were included to help the reader grasp the subtleties of how power is exercised in Italian companies. The authors combine their knowledge of research with their professional experience. Such an approach helps the reader interpret the nuances of corporate governance practices in Italian companies as those practices are driven not only by the globalization of markets, but also by national economic, social, and political forces. The result is a unique corporate governance system, which deeply differs from the Anglo-American one. This book is, therefore, particularly relevant for a wide international audience (including investors, corporate directors, scholars, and practitioners) as it provides useful insights to interpret, evaluate and take sound decisions in Italian companies.
Minow Nell Corporate Governance Minow Nell Corporate Governance Новинка

Minow Nell Corporate Governance

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In the wake of the recent global financial collapse the timely new edition of this successful text provides students and business professionals with a welcome update of the key issues facing managers, boards of directors, investors, and shareholders. In addition to its authoritative overview of the history, the myth and the reality of corporate governance, this new edition has been updated to include: analysis of the financial crisis; the reasons for the global scale of the recession the failure of international risk management An overview of corporate governance guidelines and codes of practice; new cases. Once again in the new edition of their textbook, Robert A. G. Monks and Nell Minow show clearly the role of corporate governance in making sure the right questions are asked and the necessary checks and balances in place to protect the long-term, sustainable value of the enterprise. Features 18 case studies of institutions and corporations in crisis, and analyses the reasons for their fall (Cases include Lehman Brothers, General Motors, American Express, Time Warner, IBM and Premier Oil.)
Sebastian Sturm The Influence of Institutional Investors on Corporate Management and Corporate Governance in Germany Sebastian Sturm The Influence of Institutional Investors on Corporate Management and Corporate Governance in Germany Новинка

Sebastian Sturm The Influence of Institutional Investors on Corporate Management and Corporate Governance in Germany

Diploma Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Business economics - Law, grade: 1,3, Technical University of Chemnitz, language: English, abstract: Corporate management and corporate governance are becoming more and more crucial in today's successful economies. With the increasing relevance of capital markets this subjectcomes more into the focus of the public. Particularly, the fast growing importance of institutional investors is a key factor which helps to explain the changing attitude of managerstowards shareholders and corporate governance. In conjunction with the German capital market, a wide variety of mismanagement inGerman public limited companies has revealed shortfalls of German top-management and corporate control in the last decade. This development was of fundamental importance for the development of the German Corporate Governance Code. Hence, the basic underlyingof corporate governance can be attributed to a conflict between the management of a listed corporation and its owners. More precisely, this conflict arises because the management does not adequately comprise the interests of shareholders. In Germany, assets under management of professional investors have increased at 92 percent from 1990 to 2001.1 In addition, a growing administration of private savings by professional fund managers as well as the intensified exercise of influence by institutionalinvestors on corporate governance and corporate management respectively corporate strategy is observa...
Sanjay Anand Essentials of Corporate Governance Sanjay Anand Essentials of Corporate Governance Новинка

Sanjay Anand Essentials of Corporate Governance

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Praise for Essentials of Corporate Governance «Mr. Anand's book is a practical study of the complicated issues surrounding the world of corporate governance. He includes excellent case studies and best practice solutions for improving governance programs within all types of organizations.» -Chrisan Herrod V.P. Marketing and Business Development Compliance Spectrum «This book is a highly practical, accessible guide to post-Enron reforms and an essential resource for managers who want more than just to comply with SOX; this book will help them benefit from it.» -Nell Minow Editor and cofounder The Corporate Library Written by Sanjay Anand, one of the world's leading corporate governance, risk management, and regulatory compliance experts, this simple-to-use book is designed with appreciation for demanding professional obligations, with information easy to find and at your fingertips. This professional guide's nuts-and-bolts presentation examines why corporate governance is important, to put you in a better position to understand its successful implementation for your organization. Essentials of Corporate Governance will challenge your concept of corporate governance and provide you with an understanding of: * The concept of governance * The competing goals that corporations may have * Why there is a call for corporations to be more ethical * The various forms of corporate structure * Corporate governance in emerging markets * Corporate governance within nonprofit organizations Communicating the idea of corporate governance as a process and an ideal rather than a set of criteria, this accessible and relevant book is the resource and reference guide you will turn to time and again for the knowledge you need to make corporate governance work for your corporation.
Nwude Chy Issues in Corporate Governance in Nigeria Nwude Chy Issues in Corporate Governance in Nigeria Новинка

Nwude Chy Issues in Corporate Governance in Nigeria

Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2018 im Fachbereich BWL - Unternehmensforschung, Operations Research, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Corporate governance refers to the system through which organization are directed and controlled. Following the experiences of failed companies in America and Europe in recent times and the resultant consequence on unemployment, wealth creation and shareholder value, corporate governance has taken a centre stage worldwide especially in emerging economies such as Nigeria that can ill-afford system failure.Typically, in public corporations directors are elected by shareholders to manage the affairs of the corporate on their behalf; which by implications imposes on the directors fiduciary responsibilities. A person with fiduciary duty is a person entrusted with the power or property with the understanding that the person is working for the benefit of the individual(s) who may have entrusted them with such responsibilities - therefore directors have fiduciary responsibilities to work in the best interest of shareholders and for the benefit of shareholders not in the interest of some other people or their individual interest.From all indications, the current global financial crises have revealed severe shortcoming in corporate governance across the global, there seems to be a common factor, an apparent lack of checks and balances needed by companies in order to cultivate sound business ethics bringing about the concern for improved corporate governance acro...
Sebastian Schilling Does Corporate Governance Affect Firm Value. Sebastian Schilling Does Corporate Governance Affect Firm Value. Новинка

Sebastian Schilling Does Corporate Governance Affect Firm Value.

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: This thesis provides evidence that companies showing stronger corporate governance performance are on average also valued higher in terms of Tobin’s q. This evidence is found using a dataset of 242 of Europe’s largest corporations listed in the FTSE Eurotop 300 index. For each of these corporations, a dataset of over 300 corporate governance rating variables is analysed to establish a detailed overview of a firm’s corporate governance performance. These 300 rating variables result out of a corporate governance standard established by an independent rating agency in cooperation with the largest European institutional investors and in reference to the respective national corporate governance codes of the companies in the sample. The final regression model containing independent score components for Corporate Governance performance and financial performance proxied by ROA represents an R square adjusted of 42 per cent, thereby making the model and the inherent coefficients highly representative. The coefficient of the corporate governance score component suggests that, ceteris paribus, a one point increase in the value of the score component leads on average to a 0.3 point increase in Tobin’s q. The statistical findings are tested in depth for their practical validity in the subsequent Interview with the DWS Investment Group. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: Abstractiii 1.Introduction1 2.An Introduction to Corporate Governance6 2.1The Agency Problem6...
Irene Anne McLaughlin Corporate Governance. Case study and analysis Irene Anne McLaughlin Corporate Governance. Case study and analysis Новинка

Irene Anne McLaughlin Corporate Governance. Case study and analysis

Seminar paper from the year 2016 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 77%, University of Ulster, course: Corporate Governance, language: English, abstract: This study will analyse governance, risk and ethics with the example of TM, whom has struggled in nearly every area; and discuss whether it is possible to act in the interests of all stakeholders in an industry that has a primary role as the seller of "brash reporting of show business stars". Corporate governance has been quoted as the exercise of power over corporate entities. Trinity Mirror (TM, known today as the "Daily Mirror Newspaper") launched in 1903 as a pro-women newspaper which has a long history of corporate governance, risk and ethics swaying from diversity to insolvency, unethical trade, treason, audit abuse, and unethical reporting/management. This analysis will consider the corporate governance issues; theories, academic, professional or legal literature/regulations; and whether the events of Trinity Mirror & their responses are consistent or in contrast with those theories. This study further ponders if their responses were suitable, and if similar events occurred whether the current system of governance and accountability is sufficient. It concludes with the lessons learnt and an investment decision criterion for TM.
Hal Alpiar Heathcarepreneurs. How to Prepare Yourself . Your Practice for the Coming REVOLUTION Hal Alpiar Heathcarepreneurs. How to Prepare Yourself . Your Practice for the Coming REVOLUTION Новинка

Hal Alpiar Heathcarepreneurs. How to Prepare Yourself . Your Practice for the Coming REVOLUTION

In the next few years, demands upon all healthcare providers will increase rapidly. How can your practice prepare NOW for the coming growth of competition in the healthcare market? What steps MUST you take to increase efficiency in your office, communication with your staff and patients in order to earn the loyalty of your patients and increase their satisfaction with your services?HEALTHCAREpreneurs gives you and your colleagues insights on how to evaluate your current practice in order to find where it needs improvement. You can learn to apply helpful techniques that open doors to understanding, and how to best communicate with your patients. Hal Alpiar brings to the healthcare provider workable and time-tested skills that offer reality-based solutions to the ever-increasing complexity of running your practice into 2020 and beyond.
Tony Griffiths Corporate Catalyst. A Chronicle of the (Mis)Management of Canadian Business from a Veteran Insider Tony Griffiths Corporate Catalyst. A Chronicle of the (Mis)Management of Canadian Business from a Veteran Insider Новинка

Tony Griffiths Corporate Catalyst. A Chronicle of the (Mis)Management of Canadian Business from a Veteran Insider

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An inside look at the real business world In Corporate Catalyst, Tony Griffiths gives readers a ringside seat on the many boardroom and corporate battles that he both fought and witnessed through the nearly six decades of his productive and colorful career. Among other stories, Griffiths replays his two stints as the CEO of Canada's darling of the telecom industry, Mitel Corporation. The first was in the late 1980s, a time when he helped staunch the flow of red ink and returned the company to profitability. The second was in the early 1990s, when he steered the company through its majority ownership by British Telecom and then its sale to Schroder Ventures. As Griffiths relates it, he had to learn how to deal with the bureaucratic style of the former and the power-hungry moves of the latter. Corporate Catalyst includes the author's blow-by-blow account of what went on inside Confederation Life in the 1980s and early 1990s—a story that should have prevented the failure of the likes of Lehman Brothers in the recent Great Recession. Griffiths, who had his hands full at the time with challenges at Mitel, also sat on Confed's board. He tried to warn Confederation Life's executives and his fellow board members of the financial dangers the company was facing. No one but a few other board members would listen-and even they did not do so consistently. The fall of Confed Life became one of the largest failures of a major finance company in corporate history. Griffiths takes the reader on a dramatic tour of the trickery, betrayal, and politicking that the world of business seems to attract. He introduces readers to the biggest and boldest names in Canadian business, including Jake Moore of Brascan, Robert Campeau of Campeau Corporation, Terry Mathews of Mitel, Ted Rogers of Rogers Communications, Conrad Black of Hollinger, Adam Zimmerman of Noranda, Pat Burns of Confederation Life, and Christopher Ondaatje of The Ondaatje Corporation. In the book's many cautionary tales, Griffiths warns against mixing the roles of governance and management and shows the marked tendency of executives to take up residence far from reality when times get tough. «We don't listen. We don't plan. We don't act,» he wrote in frustration to the board and management of Confederation Life after months of trying to get someone to address the financial mess they were in. Full of hard-won wisdom, Corporate Catalyst is a must-read for anyone working in business or interested in what the business world is really like.
Bill Franks The Analytics Revolution. How to Improve Your Business By Making Analytics Operational In The Big Data Era Bill Franks The Analytics Revolution. How to Improve Your Business By Making Analytics Operational In The Big Data Era Новинка

Bill Franks The Analytics Revolution. How to Improve Your Business By Making Analytics Operational In The Big Data Era

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Lead your organization into the industrial revolution of analytics with The Analytics Revolution The topics of big data and analytics continue to be among the most discussed and pursued in the business world today. While a decade ago many people still questioned whether or not data and analytics would help improve their businesses, today virtually no one questions the value that analytics brings to the table. The Analytics Revolution focuses on how this evolution has come to pass and explores the next wave of evolution that is underway. Making analytics operational involves automating and embedding analytics directly into business processes and allowing the analytics to prescribe and make decisions. It is already occurring all around us whether we know it or not. The Analytics Revolution delves into the requirements for laying a solid technical and organizational foundation that is capable of supporting operational analytics at scale, and covers factors to consider if an organization is to succeed in making analytics operational. Along the way, you'll learn how changes in technology and the business environment have led to the necessity of both incorporating big data into analytic processes and making them operational. The book cuts straight through the considerable marketplace hype and focuses on what is really important. The book includes: An overview of what operational analytics are and what trends lead us to them Tips on structuring technology infrastructure and analytics organizations to succeed A discussion of how to change corporate culture to enable both faster discovery of important new analytics and quicker implementation cycles of what is discovered Guidance on how to justify, implement, and govern operational analytics The Analytics Revolution gives you everything you need to implement operational analytic processes with big data.
M. Kent Stroman The Intentional Board. Why Your Board Doesn.t Work ... and How to Fix It M. Kent Stroman The Intentional Board. Why Your Board Doesn.t Work ... and How to Fix It Новинка

M. Kent Stroman The Intentional Board. Why Your Board Doesn.t Work ... and How to Fix It

Ever feel like you're just spinning your wheels in the boardroom? That you aren't on the same page with other members of the board and senior staff? Do you sometimes wonder if you're really accomplishing the purpose for which the organization was created?If so, please realize this: You are not alone!The Intentional Board was written specifically with these frustrations in mind. It's written in a the conversational style common to all In the Trenches books published by CharityChannel Press.Intentional vs. Accidental Board Kent Stroman coined the term “accidental board” to describe the governance condition he has too-frequently encountered in his decades in the nonprofit field. It makes no difference how old or new. Large or small. Sophisticated or simple. Local or international. Boards tend to fall prey to the same reality that plagues every other entity: Left to their own devices, they will decay. And, unfortunately, most don’t have to decline very far for the decay to become noticeable.Accidental boards result from the forces of human nature. A handful of well-intentioned individuals with a boatload of passion joins together to solve a specific problem. They form a nonprofit organization, and someone tells them they must have a board. No problem. Several of them know attorneys (maybe someone who practices family law) and ask for assistance. These kind and generous attorneys provide pro bono services—well beyond their area of expertise—to help get the organiza...
John Carver A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Ends and the Ownership John Carver A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Ends and the Ownership Новинка

John Carver A Carver Policy Governance Guide, Ends and the Ownership

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The Carver Policy Governance® Guide series includes six booklets that offer board members a description of John Carver's Policy Governance model of board leadership. Policy Governance enables a board to fulfill its accountability to its organization's «owners,» whether the owners are association members, city residents, company shareholders, or a community of interest. Policy Governance addresses the board's engagement in financial, programmatic, and personnel matters; roles of officers and committees; reporting and evaluation; agendas; and other aspects of the board job. Ends and the Ownership helps boards distinguish between what an organization is for and what it does (ends versus means)—a basic feature of the innovative Policy Governance model. This important guide also discusses the concept of ownership and includes sample policies that can help board members effectively prioritize and govern. The Policy Governance model is based on the functions rather than the structure of a governing board. It outlines commonsense principles about governing that fit together into an entire system. The practices of the Policy Governance board, which are consistent with the principles, allow it to control without meddling, focus on long-term organizational outputs, powerfully delegate to a CEO and staff, and discharge its fiduciary responsibility in a visionary, strategic manner. Because the model is a total system, the Carver Policy Governance Guide series offers boards a complete set of principles for fulfilling their various obligations.
Babatunde Olusola Opeibi Good governance and civic engagement in an emerging democracy Babatunde Olusola Opeibi Good governance and civic engagement in an emerging democracy Новинка

Babatunde Olusola Opeibi Good governance and civic engagement in an emerging democracy

This monograph examines and discusses the engaging issue of good governance and civic engagement in an emerging democracy. Drawing insights from relevant academic and policy literature, it shows how discursive practices and normative principles can help to consolidate democratic governance in young and growing democracies. Using Nigeria as a case study, it demonstrates how the country strives to nurture her democracy and the place of civic engagement in stabilising democratic governance with some lessons drawn from some aspect of British democracy.
David Jackman The Compliance Revolution. How Compliance Needs to Change to Survive David Jackman The Compliance Revolution. How Compliance Needs to Change to Survive Новинка

David Jackman The Compliance Revolution. How Compliance Needs to Change to Survive

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The Compliance Revolution—Practical, Powerful Changes for Strategic Organizational Value Compliance is absolutely critical in creating a robust and resilient organization, one which is trusted by clients and contributes to market stability. Firms must approach compliance differently in order to meet these standards. Written for compliance staff, regulatory organizations, and senior management, The Compliance Revolution explains how key changes in compliance affect underlying principles, practices, roles, expectations and values. This valuable resource for global practitioners assists in navigating compliance requirements and implementing solid protection for a sound organization. Author David Jackman presents a coherent model for understanding and applying key developments in regulation and compliance. While the model is based on financial services, it can be applied to any sector and industry. It identifies five critical compliance components: Start-up, crises, expansion, sustainability, and outcomes-led focus. You will also discover: Why compliance is worth spending money on What your firm could and should be doing differently The importance of ethics in compliance and regulatory challenges How to create a pro-compliance culture Ten principles of good governance and why good governance matters How to employ judgment-based compliance The features and benefits of corporate maturity The Compliance Revolution is a crucial asset for all those with stakes in compliance—board members, compliance managers, and employees. David Jackman outlines key compliance challenges and reveals the practical tools and techniques required for successful practice. The insight, examples, and strategies in this comprehensive guidebook will help you and your organization achieve increasingly efficient, substantially more effective compliance procedures and practices.
Ralph Morrison Digital Circuit Boards. Mach 1 GHz Ralph Morrison Digital Circuit Boards. Mach 1 GHz Новинка

Ralph Morrison Digital Circuit Boards. Mach 1 GHz

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A unique, practical approach to the design of high-speed digital circuit boards The demand for ever-faster digital circuit designs is beginning to render the circuit theory used by engineers ineffective. Digital Circuit Boards presents an alternative to the circuit theory approach, emphasizing energy flow rather than just signal interconnection to explain logic circuit behavior. The book shows how treating design in terms of transmission lines will ensure that the logic will function, addressing both storage and movement of electrical energy on these lines. It covers transmission lines in all forms to illustrate how trace geometry defines where the signals can travel, then goes on to examine transmission lines as energy sources, the true nature of decoupling, types of resonances, ground bounce, cross talk, and more. Providing designers with the tools they need to lay out digital circuit boards for fast logic and to get designs working the first time around, Digital Circuit Boards: Reviews in simple terms the basic physics necessary to understand fast logic design Debunks the idea that electrical conductors carry power and signals, showing that signal travels in the spaces, not the traces, of circuit boards Explains logic circuit behavior through real-time analysis involving the fields and waves that carry signal and energy Provides new information on how ground/power planes work Outlines a software program for solving energy flow in complex networks
Riccardo Altenburg The determinants of roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in subsidiary companies Riccardo Altenburg The determinants of roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in subsidiary companies Новинка

Riccardo Altenburg The determinants of roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in subsidiary companies

Master's Thesis from the year 2011 in the subject Business economics - Personnel and Organisation, grade: 8,0, VU University Amsterdam , course: Boards of Directors / Governance / Strategy, language: English, abstract: Despite the growing importance and the current trend of a globalizing economy, relatively little is known about the roles and responsibilities of subsidiary board of directors and how they are influenced by various drivers. This thesis focuses on and investigates the roles and responsibilities of a subsidiary board and which firm-related (internal) and environmental-related(external) drivers could potentially influence these roles. From the existing literature on corporate governance four major roles are derived for the SB, namely a monitoring, advising, internal and external role. Qualitative data from 8 in-depth interviews with board members of a global subsidiary company provided a clear set of responsibilities in line with the four board roles. Furthermore, in this case firm growth, acquisitions and the organization at the parent level are seen as major internal drivers of board responsibilities. Economical downturn, industry changes and technological innovations are seen as critical externaldrivers of board responsibilities in a subsidiary company. Additionally, this thesis shows that in times of economical recession the board tends take on a moremonitoring focused role. Smaller firms and acquisitions lead to a strong internal focus whereas the changes...
Richard Peterson L. Inside the Investor's Brain. The Power of Mind Over Money Richard Peterson L. Inside the Investor's Brain. The Power of Mind Over Money Новинка

Richard Peterson L. Inside the Investor's Brain. The Power of Mind Over Money

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Unique insights into how the mind of an investor operates and how developing emotional awareness leads to long-term success Inside the Investor's Brain provides readers with specific techniques for understanding their financial psychology, so that they can improve their own performance and learn how to outsmart other investors. Chapter by chapter, author Richard Peterson addresses various mental traps and how they play a role in investing. Through examples, such as a gambling experiment with playing cards, the author shows readers how being aware of the subconscious can separate the smart investors from the average ones. This book also contains descriptions of the work of neuroscientists, financial practitioners, and psychologists, offering an expert's view into the mind of the market. Innovative and accessible, Inside the Investor's Brain gives investors the tools they need to better understand how emotions and mental biases affect the way they manage money and react to market moves.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Leadership and Governance from the Inside Out Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Leadership and Governance from the Inside Out Новинка

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Leadership and Governance from the Inside Out

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At last, there’s a business leadership book that really tackles the tough issues of integrity and governance. Taking a unique approach to leadership, this book gathers the path-breaking perspectives of influential shareholder activists; opinion-leading CEOs of major firms; trailblazing, distinguished academics; and courageous regulators. The all-star roster of contributors from the corporate world and academia includes Vanguard's John Bogle, former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, and Harvard Business School's Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Sherron Watkins, Enron whistleblower and Time Person of the Year, shares an inside look at Enron, and Barbara Ley Toffler, former head of Arthur Andersen's Ethics Practice, paints a picture of Anderson Consulting before their fall.
Kate Macdonald The Politics of Global Supply Chains Kate Macdonald The Politics of Global Supply Chains Новинка

Kate Macdonald The Politics of Global Supply Chains

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The Politics of Global Supply Chains analyses the changing politics of power and distribution within contemporary global supply chains. Drawing on over 300 interviews with farmers, workers, activists, businesses and government officials in garment and coffee sector supply chains, the book shows how the increased involvement of non-state actors in supply chain governance is re-shaping established patterns of global political power, responsibility and accountability. These emerging supply chain governance systems are shown to be multi-layered and politically contested, as transnational governance schemes interact with traditional state governance arrangements in both complementary and conflicting ways. The book’s analysis of changes to the relationship between state and non-state actors within transnational governance processes will be of particular interest to scholars and students of globalisation, global governance and regulation. The Politics of Global Supply Chains also suggests some practical ways by which the effectiveness and accountability of supply chain governance could be strengthened, which will interest both scholars and practitioners in fields of global business regulation and corporate social responsibility. Conclusions are relevant to the business and civil society actors who participate directly in non-state governance schemes, and to state regulators whose distinctive governance capacities could play a much greater role than at present in supporting transnational, non-state governance processes.
Неустановленный автор The U.S. Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002 and Corporate Governance. Big Brother is watching you. Неустановленный автор The U.S. Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002 and Corporate Governance. Big Brother is watching you. Новинка

Неустановленный автор The U.S. Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002 and Corporate Governance. Big Brother is watching you.

Essay from the year 2005 in the subject Law - Comparative Legal Systems, Comparative Law, grade: 19 (von 20), University of Aberdeen, course: LL.M. Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht, 49 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Corporate Governance has become one of the hottest fields of international company law and economics. Whereas many European countries have chosen self - regulatory market based approaches or favour "comply or explain" provisions, the U.S. government decided to take mandatory legislative actions in the aftermath of various accounting and corporate governance scandals, headed up by Enron and WorldCom. This article explains why most, if not all of the relevant provisions regarding corporate governance, are ill conceived and thus should be withdrawn the sooner the better to prevent future economic harm. The author concludes with an evaluation and an outlook for alternatives.
Michael Young R. Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection. Governance and Effective Practices Michael Young R. Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection. Governance and Effective Practices Новинка

Michael Young R. Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection. Governance and Effective Practices

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Step-by-step guidance for board members and executives on preventing and detecting accounting fraud In the wake of highly publicized allegations of accounting irregularities and fraudulent financial reporting that are shaking up today's corporate community, Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection provides a step-by-step guide to how these crises can envelop a company and how to prevent them from happening in the first place. It is written for almost everyone involved: outside directors, audit committee members, senior executives, CFOs, CPAs, in-house lawyers, and outside law firms. Provides a blueprint for Fraud Prevention and Detection for corporate executives Presents step-by-step guidance to corporate boards and C-suite executives on managing the threat of accounting fraud Prepares directors and executives for the possibility of accounting irregularities Answers the question of how accounting fraud starts—and grows With solid strategies for prevention of accounting fraud as well as a process to follow when fraud has been discovered, Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection vividly explores the corporate environment that causes fraud, how it spreads, the kind of crises it can create for a company, and the best ways to deal with it.
Azim Jamal The Corporate Sufi Azim Jamal The Corporate Sufi Новинка

Azim Jamal The Corporate Sufi

Discover the uncommon connection between the age-old Sufi philosophy and living and working in the 21st century. Through Sufi messages and parables, The Corporate Sufi illustrates how using Sufi principles in a corporate setting can bring fulfillment, meaning and spiritual enrichment in your life.Inspired by 20 years' experience in professional life, the author includes practical tips on how to:- fuse your life's mission with your corporate mission- balance work, family and spiritual needs- use the Sufi faith in the unknown when navigating uncharted corporate territory- link the Sufi search for the essence to the search for the corporate soul- apply the Sufi approach to eliminating the ego in order to become a selfless corporate leader- reach the top of your corporate ladder without giving up your ethics and principles, and- find meaning, fulfillment and inner happiness
Saporito Thomas J. Inside CEO Succession. The Essential Guide to Leadership Transition Saporito Thomas J. Inside CEO Succession. The Essential Guide to Leadership Transition Новинка

Saporito Thomas J. Inside CEO Succession. The Essential Guide to Leadership Transition

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A comprehensive guide to planning for CEO succession, from the experts at RHR As the demands from stakeholders for consummate leadership and good governance from a company's board of directors, its CEO, and its executive team increase, how the process of CEO succession is carried out has become more critical than ever before. Yet, over the past several years, a growing number of CEOs have failed early in their terms, often with devastating consequences to their companies and stockholders. By far the most common problem is a lack of ownership of the CEO succession process. Inside CEO Succession provides businesses, leaders, and boards with the strategies they need to execute their responsibilities with a heightened level of professionalism and ensure the sustained success of the companies they serve. Written by Dr. Thomas J. Saporito, CEO of RHR International, and Dr. Paul Winum, Senior Partner of RHR International, the lessons of Inside CEO Succession are rooted in RHR's long-standing history of bringing expert knowledge, experience, advice, and counsel to the issues related to CEO succession. The culmination of RHR's 65 years of experience providing expert counsel to the boards of directors of hundreds of companies, it explains how ego, role-relationships, power, and human dynamics associated with relinquishing leadership, preparing successors, and ceding power and authority to other people create undetected problems in the succession process and ultimately cause many CEOs to fail early in their tenures. Distills RHR's 65 years of experience helping businesses deal with CEO succession into one practical resource Presents strategies to enable boards to understand their role in succession planning and how to source leadership that best fits their organization's culture and requirements Brings together business acumen and psychological insight to help readers better prepare for more effective CEO succession To be successful, CEO succession requires a well-defined course of action that ensures that a number of highly capable candidates are ready to assume the chief executive position whether through an unexpected event or a planned transition. Inside CEO Succession is designed to help boards comprehensively manage that process and effectively sustain their company's profitability.
Timothy Sinclair Global Governance Timothy Sinclair Global Governance Новинка

Timothy Sinclair Global Governance

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In today’s uncertain world, the concept of global governance has never been more relevant or widely discussed. But what does this elusive idea really mean, and why has it become so important? This pacey introduction sheds new light on the issues involved, offering readers a comprehensive account of competing conceptions of global governance, and evaluating the ways in which rival theories strive to make sense of our complex world. In a series of short, accessible chapters, Timothy Sinclair guides readers through the key perspectives on this crucial topic. In each, he assesses a range of actors and assumptions using real world issues – from global financial crisis and climate change to the politics of gender relations – to show how questions of global governance carry quite specific implications for the everyday lives of people in different parts of the world. Supplemented by thought-provoking ‘problems to consider’, as well as annotated reading guides at the end of each section, the book equips students to make up their own minds which approach or approaches might be cogent and for what purposes. Written with verve and clarity, this compelling introduction brings problems of global governance to life ably showing why and how they are both relevant and compelling for all citizens in the 21st century.
Barbara Sveva Magnanelli The Role of Corporate Governance in Financial Statement Frauds Barbara Sveva Magnanelli The Role of Corporate Governance in Financial Statement Frauds Новинка

Barbara Sveva Magnanelli The Role of Corporate Governance in Financial Statement Frauds

The attention on corporate governance, and the role played by it within the companies, has been increasing significantly in the recent years due to the numerous financial statement frauds that occurred. Both academics and practitioners have started to question if the corporate governance has a responsibility in the fraud occurrence and which could be the most relevant factors that can induce fraudulent behaviors. This book has the aim to provide a deep analysis of the causes of the financial statement frauds, taking into account specifically the corporate governance systems in which the firms operate. Different cultural contexts, characterized by various governance models, are analyzed. An empirical analysis of the governance as a whole at first, and of the single governance mechanisms later, is conducted, providing interesting findings on the major governance lacks and failures that could lead to a financial statement fraud occurrence, or at least that could increase the likelihood of its occurrence.
Sharma Raju Process of governance in community and government organization Sharma Raju Process of governance in community and government organization Новинка

Sharma Raju Process of governance in community and government organization

Governance is widely studied and researched topic. Conflicting claims regarding success of governance in community organization and state structures abound in nepalese development discourse. While same people participate in the community organization and local level government institutions, conflicting claims are found in the success of community organization's governance and the governance of the local government institutions. This work is an initiative to compare governance is similar organizations where membership is common.

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John Zinkin's new book on Challenges in Implementing Corporate Governance is a welcome addition for board members and senior management on how to improve corporate governance in the post-crisis period. John correctly identifies that most boards on underperforming companies have three elements of failure: a lack of proper understanding of the business and its strategy; a total lack of appreciation of both the strategic and systemic risks created by new product markets; and a total failure by boards to ensure that the incentive structures for top management reflect long-term needs rather than short-term profits, thereby putting the company's future at risk. John has written a useful and practical handbook that is a must read for all board members on how to improve corporate governance. —Datuk Seri Panglima Andrew Sheng, Chief Adviser, China Banking Regulatory Commission and the Boards of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority , Sime Darby Berhad and Khazanah Nasional «This timely book will interest those wanting to improve corporate governance and risk management. It should also appeal to anyone curious about what caused banks to fail in a number of markets in recent times, and the values which led to this failure. In considering principles which are essential to good governance, ACCA recognizes that corporate governance evolves and improves over time. We accept that organizations in different sectors and across the world operate in diverse environments in terms of culture, regulation, legislation and enforcement. What is appropriate, in terms of governance, for one type of organization will not be appropriate to all organizations. John Zinkin’s book seeks to address this challenge, analyzing the essential cultural and behavioral issues which sit at the heart of the challenges.» —Paul Moxey, Head of Risk Management and Corporate Governance, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants «A scholarly combination of practical guidelines and strategic vision.» —Lady Sylvia Jay CBE, Vice-Chairman, L'Oreal UK; Independent Director, Alcatel-Lucent, Compagnie de Saint Gobain, Lazard Limited and Carrefour «This is a highly topical and timely publication. Globally, the crisis that has gripped the financial services sector following the failure of well known global banks in recent years has focused attention on corporate governance. To restore confidence in the financial services sector is a long-term goal and effective corporate governance, together with the closely associated topic of risk management, has gripped not only governments and banks, but the public too. In this book, John Zinkin clearly asserts that financial institutions need to exert their responsibilities beyond their shareholders and far more into the wider group of stakeholders, including employees and wider society. In considering issues globally, John provides a book that is not only thought-provoking but pragmatic and useful at a time when stakeholders in our banks need to see real change in transparent, practical ways from those charged with governing our banks.» —Ruth Martin, Managing Director, The Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment
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