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Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Jonathan Charkham

Abstract

How should companies be organised? To whom should boards of directors be responsible — shareholders, or a wider group of stakeholders? In this fiercely competitive world we cannot judge our own system of corporate governance in isolation; it must bear comparison with the best. The second edition of this book aims to do just that. Since publication of the first edition interest in corporate governance has greatly increased, codes have proliferated, and principles laid down nationally and internationally. The author describes developments in the system of corporate governance — both the business ... More

Keywords: companies, boards of directors, shareholders, stakeholders, corporate governance, business environment, company organisation, international organisations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199243198
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Charkham, author
formerly Honorary Fellow of the Cass Business School, City University

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