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Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Nicholas Dimsdale and Martha Prevezer

Abstract

This book discusses major issues in corporate governance. The chapters concentrate upon the financing of corporations, and the role of the banks and stock markets in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan. A central theme of the book is a constant awareness of the links between the accountability of senior managers, the system of corporate governance, and the performance of a company. The chapters examine the role of shareholders, company boards, and managers under a market-based system as in the UK and USA, in comparison with the ‘insider’ system found in Japan and, to a lesser extent, German ... More

Keywords: corporate governance, role of banks, role of stock markets, shareholders, company boards, managers, corporate performance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780198287889
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicholas Dimsdale, editor
Queen's College, Oxford

Martha Prevezer, editor
Research Fellow, London Business School

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