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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 65 new and published books in the subject of Corporate Governance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Demystifying Chinese Management

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Malcolm Warner, Chris Rowley

    Today, with a new leadership in place, the People’s Republic of China enters a challenging new phase as an emerging economic superpower. The Chinese economy has dramatically changed over the three decades since Deng Xiaoping launched his economic reforms in 1978. It has been transformed from a...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corporate Social Responsibility and Local Community in Asia

    Edited by Kyoko Fukukawa

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    The idea of corporations exercising corporate social responsibility has spread from the West and is now firmly embedded in Asian countries and in Asian corporations. The latest trend in corporate social responsibility, evident also in Asia, is for corporations to apply corporate social...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s....

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Enlightened Shareholder Value Principle and Corporate Governance

    By Andrew Keay

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    The enlightened shareholder value principle (ESV) was formulated during the comprehensive review of UK company law by the Company Law Steering Group in the late 1990s and early 2000’s and requires directors of companies to act in the collective best interests of shareholders. The principle was...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Unaccountable & Ungovernable Corporation

    Companies' use-by-dates close in

    By Frank Clarke, Graeme Dean, Matthew Egan

    The Corporation is a major vehicle of business activity worldwide. It incurs social costs and generates benefits that continually change - hence, whether it still provides a net benefit to society is contestable. Evidence-based observations of the last decade of corporate sagas and the role of...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Management in a Low Carbon Economy

    By Stephen Tinsley

    Each government recognises that there is a potential loss of competitive advantage of its business sector if future economic growth strategies are not aligned with a low carbon future. Some multinational organizations recognise this imperative and the importance of aligning business activities to a...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social and Environmental Disclosure by Chinese Firms

    By Yingjun Lu, Indra Abeysekera

    Given the increased social and environmental problems in China, this book looks into the social and environmental disclosure practices of socially responsible Chinese listed firms by constructing a stakeholder-driven, three-dimensional, disclosure index. The book contains a three-part study:...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Directors’ Decisions and the Law

    Promoting Success

    By Alice Belcher

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    Directors are key decision-makers in any organisation, whether it is in the public sector, a family business or a transnational company. The UK Companies Act 2006 codified directors’ duties for the first time and describes the director as the ‘most likely to promote the success of the company for...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Companies, Cultures, and the Region

    Interactions and Outcomes

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Stefan Gartner, Dieter Rehfeld

    Europe has its strength in regional cultural diversity. However, current debates surrounding globalisation and the integration of markets tend to focus on the homogenisation of cultures, whilst the emergence of vital and innovative regional cultures has typically been neglected. This edited...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge