International Corporate Governance

International Corporate Governance

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Comprehensive and up-to-date, this important textbook analyzes the escalating crisis in corporate governance and the growing interest in its reform across the globe. Written by a leading name in the field of corporate governance from a genuinely international perspective, this excellent textbook provides a balanced analysis of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Anglo-Saxon, European and Asian traditions of corporate governance; offering a prognosis of the future development, complexity and diversity of corporate governance forms and systems. It: investigates the reasons for the failure of Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Parmalat and other major international corporations examines the role of international standards of corporate governance, with the intervention of the OECD, World Bank and IMF explores the continuing cultural diversity in corporate and institutional forms in the United States and UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. Illustrated with a wealth of up-to-the minute case studies and packed full of excellent illustrative material that guides student readers through this complex subject, International Corporate Governance is a must read for anyone studying corporate governance today.F O U R Figure 4.11 Comparison of CEO and worker pay in the ... The NYSE is the largest and most powerful stock exchange in the world, and is expected to demonstrate leadership not largesse. ... Grasso lost the plot a few years ago as the 2001/2002 market crash wiped trillions off the value of stock, and the profits of the exchange collapsed. ... any downward adjustment proceeded to eat into the faltering profits of the exchange with his inflated compensation claims (see chart).

Title:International Corporate Governance
Author:Thomas Clarke
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-07-31


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