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Corporate Governance By Bob Tricker (Former Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University and Hong Kong Open University)

Summary

The most authoritative, complete, and critical guide to corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Summary

Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies, and Practices by Bob Tricker (Former Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University and Hong Kong Open University)

From the 'father of corporate governance' comes the new edition of this bestselling text, designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the frameworks that govern organizations. It offers comprehensive coverage of key principles combined with a strong practical focus through a clear three-part structure. This fourth edition provides a new focus for understanding corporate governance that goes far beyond the regulations, rules, and voluntary codes: it has a new emphasis throughout on culture. For the first time, a distinction is drawn between Western and Eastern perceptions of corporate governance, and new cases from China (including Huawei) further support this new approach. The book is supported by an extensive range of online resources: For students: Additional information on cases Suggested further reading and research tips Corporate Governance Blog Web links Corporate Governance codes around the world Answers to self-test questions For lecturers: PowerPoint slides Additional case studies Group exercises Teaching notes for the case studies in the book Teaching notes for the projects in the book

Corporate Governance Reviews

This is a great textbook that delves into the hot topic of corporate governance, the coverage has depth and substance, and it is an invaluable resource. * Eric Ogilvie-Brown, Robert Gordon University *
I am impressed with this textbook. It covers the right things and does so well and accessibly to students. * Dr Ian Birchmore, Aberystwyth Business School, Aberystwyth University *

About Bob Tricker (Former Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University and Hong Kong Open University)

After qualifying as a chartered accountant, Bob Tricker served as an officer in the Royal Navy, then for eight years was financial controller of the British subsidiary of a US corporation. He studied at Harvard and Oxford universities, was a Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, and Director of the Oxford Centre for Management Studies. His research led to the first book with the title 'Corporate Governance'. He was the founder-editor of the research journal Corporate Governance: An International Review. After 18 years in Oxford, he spent 14 years as Professor of Finance at the University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

PART 1: PRINCIPLES1. Corporate governance: A frontier subject2. Governance and management3. Theories, philosophies, and concepts of corporate governance4. The governance partnership: Investors, companies, and directors5. The regulatory framework6. Models of corporate governancePART 2: POLICIES7. Functions of the board8. The governance of corporate risk9. The board and business ethics10. The governance of listed companies11. The governance of non-listed corporate entities12. Corporate governance around the worldPART 3: PRACTICES13. Board membership: Directors' appointment, roles, and remuneration14. Board leadership: The reality of the boardroom15. Board activities: Corporate governance in practice16. Board effectiveness: Building better boards17. Board evaluation: Reviewing directors and boards18. Corporate governance: The next thirty years

Additional information

NGR9780198809869
9780198809869
0198809867
Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies, and Practices by Bob Tricker (Former Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University and Hong Kong Open University)
New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2019-06-06
568
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