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Governing the Modern Corporation
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Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter


This book examines the effective governance, monitoring, and control of corporations and financial markets, drawing on the lessons of history and with a firm focus on the future. The book is divided into four parts. Part I consists of two chapters: the first considers the nature, effects, and consequences of the bubble of 1995-2000; the second chapter assesses the more fundamental effects related to the evolving dominance of capital markets, which has changed the way corporate executives perceive their role and the expectations they are required to meet. Part II consists of three chapters that ... More

Keywords: bubble, capital markets, corporate governance, corporations, institutional investors, auditors, regulation, conflicts of interest

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195171679
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195171675.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roy C. Smith, author
Stern School of Business, New York University
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Ingo Walter, author
Stern School of Business, New York University
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