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Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View$
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Adrian Cadbury

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199252008

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.001.0001

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The Genesis of Corporate Governance

The Genesis of Corporate Governance

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(p.1) I The Genesis of Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View
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Adrian Cadbury

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0001

This chapter examines the development of corporate governance over time and seeks to understand why it has become such a matter of debate today. It first looks briefly at the manner in which it has developed, concentrating on the changing balance of power between the main players on the corporate stage, shareholders, boards of directors, and managers. It then discusses the reasons for its recent and rapid emergence as a major and international issue.

Keywords:   corporate governance, power, shareholders, boards of directors, manager

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