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Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

Series Editor: Thomas Clarke

Corporate Governance can be defined as the system of policies, practices, actions and processes by which an organization is lead and managed. Corporate Governance theory examines balancing the interests of the many stakeholders within an organization and the societies in which it operates. This series looks at different systems of Corporate Governance as well examining stakeholder perspectives, including shareholders, management, leadership, customers, suppliers and financiers, encompassing practically every sphere of management. This series publishes cutting edge and definitive coverage of all key topics in Corporate Governance and related interdisciplinary areas including but not limited to; Management Strategy; Leadership; International Business and Economics; Organizational Behavior; Business Ethics; Entrepreneurship; Accounting and Finance.

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  1. Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensation

    By Virginia Bodolica, Martin Spraggon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Over the past decades, the total value of executive compensation packages has been rising dramatically, contributing to a wider pay gap between the chief executive officer and the average worker. In the midst of the financial turmoil that brought about a massive wave of corporate failures, the...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Credit Rating Governance

    Global Credit Gatekeepers

    By Ahmed Naciri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Credit rating agencies play an essential role in the modern financial system and are relied on by creditors and investors on the market. In the recent financial crisis, their power and reliability were often questioned, yet a simple rating downgrade could threaten to bankrupt a whole country. This...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Internal and External Aspects of Corporate Governance

    By Ahmed Naciri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    An effective system of corporate governance has both internal and external aspects that have to be sufficiently responsive if governance is to succeed. In this book, Ahmed Naciri examines these two core aspects or the latest buzzword in business and management theory. Internal aspects include...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Green Business, Green Values, and Sustainability

    Edited by Christos Pitelis, Jack Keenan, Vicky Pryce

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Today greenness is goodness; non-greenness is not an option. It is therefore critical to advance thinking on why and how business, consumers and policy makers can contribute to the goal of sustainable global wealth creation. This volume analyzes the strategic sustainability issues confronting...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Behaviour and Rationality in Corporate Governance

    By Oliver Marnet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Corporate scandals due to bad accounting happen far too frequently for a system of corporate governance to be deemed effective. This book tells why the safeguards designed to prevent bad accounting so often fail. By studying why the auditors and members of a board of directors regularly...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Corporate Governance Around the World

    Edited by Ahmed Naciri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    The last Asian financial crisis, coupled with the western series of corporate scandals, has caused investors and citizens to doubt mangers’ ability to guarantee credible financial information about organizations. Consequently, legislators all over the world have come to realise the necessity...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Value Creating Board

    Corporate Governance and Organizational Behaviour

    Edited by Morten Huse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    This book presents boards of directors from a strategic and entrepreneurial management perspective. Boards of directors are receiving increased interest in the business world as well as among academic audiences however few contributions integrate corporate governance and organizational behavior. &...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Governance and Resource Security in China

    The Transformation of China's Global Resources Companies

    By Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Corporate governance has become a household term and investors across the world are demanding more transparency and accountability from controllers of listed corporations. The current resources boom that has been driven by soaring demand from China has brought China’s listed resources companies...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensation
    By Virginia Bodolica, Martin Spraggon
    To Be Published July 28th 2015
  2. Green Business, Green Values, and Sustainability
    Edited by Christos Pitelis, Jack Keenan, Vicky Pryce
    To Be Published August 29th 2015
  3. Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry
    By Barry Pemberton
    To Be Published September 23rd 2015

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