Corporate Governance Collection: A Primer on Corporate Governance

Editor/Author de Kluyver, Cornelis A.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Business Expert Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
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ISBN: 978-1-60-649690-9
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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This book is a primer on corporate governance for large, publicly held companies in the United States -- the system that defines the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants in a corporation, such as the board, managers, shareholders, and other stakeholders, and spells out the rules and procedures for making decisions on corporate affairs.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • PART I: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: THE SYSTEM AND ITS PURPOSE
  • Chapter 1 Corporate Governance: The Link Between Corporations and Society
  • Chapter 2 Governance and Accountability
  • Chapter 3 The Board: Role and Composition
  • Chapter 4 Major U.S. Governance Reforms: 2002-2012 71
  • PART II: THE BOARD'S RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Chapter 5 CEO Selection and Succession Planning
  • Chapter 6 Oversight, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Chapter 7 The Board's Role in Strategy Development
  • Chapter 8 CEO Performance Evaluation and Executive Compensation
  • Chapter 9 Responding to External Pressures and Unforeseen Events
  • Chapter 10 Creating a High-Performance Board
  • References