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Corporate governance

See below for a selection of the latest books from Corporate governance category. Presented with a red border are the Corporate governance books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Corporate governance books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

New Living Cases on Corporate Governance

New Living Cases on Corporate Governance

Author: Martin Hilb Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

This unique open access book features a selection of Living Cases on Corporate Governance, which were developed and compiled by chairpersons, members of the board of directors, and CEOs in various countries, working in close collaboration with prominent researchers. Each Living Case addresses a current issue that a given company or institution needs to resolve. For every Case, the goal is formulated by the researcher, in consultation with the client. The participants of internal or external board seminars, or university students, then work in teams to analyze the problem, develop an innovative and feasible solution, and summarize the most important lessons learned.

Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Author: Matjaz Mulej Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2020

This book illustrates how CSR can be used as a tool to improve corporate governance in organizations and improve the relationship between business and society. Connecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) with corporate governance (CG) is a 21st century challenge, and the book argues that CSR and CG should be addressed together in synergy in the management literature. Linking these two crucial business functions, it describes the preconditions for successful integration and the tools for practical implementation. Volume 1 covers corporate governance from the perspective of CSR, where responsible and sustainable business is a common goal and the tasks are to create core values, business policy and organizational strategies.

Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Author: Matjaz Mulej Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2020

Connecting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with Corporate Governance (CG) is a 21st Century challenge. This edited volume illustrates that CSR can be used as a tool to improve Corporate Governance in organizations and improve the relationship between business and society. Moreover the book argues that they should be treated together in synergy in management literature. This two volume work connects these two crucial business functions, describing the preconditions for successful integration and the tools for practical implementation. Volume 2 puts forward eight recommendations for practice. Contributors put forward research and implications for policy and practice including coverage of knowledge management strategy, socially responsible banking operations and transparency procedures in the context of emerging economies.

Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance

Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance

Author: Ahmad J. Alqatan Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

After the global financial crisis, the topic of corporate governance has been gaining momentum in accounting and finance literature since it may influence firm and bank management in many countries. Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance provides emerging research exploring the implications of a good corporate governance system after global financial crises. Corporate governance mechanisms may include board and audit committee characteristics, ownership structure, and internal and external auditing. This book is devoted to all topics dealing with corporate governance including corporate governance characteristics, board diversity, CSR, big data governance, bitcoin governance, IT governance, and governance disclosure, and is ideally designed for executives, BODs, financial analysts, government officials, researchers, policymakers, academicians, and students.

Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance

Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance

Author: Ahmad J. Alqatan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

After the global financial crisis, the topic of corporate governance has been gaining momentum in accounting and finance literature since it may influence firm and bank management in many countries. Corporate Governance and Its Implications on Accounting and Finance provides emerging research exploring the implications of a good corporate governance system after global financial crises. Corporate governance mechanisms may include board and audit committee characteristics, ownership structure, and internal and external auditing. This book is devoted to all topics dealing with corporate governance including corporate governance characteristics, board diversity, CSR, big data governance, bitcoin governance, IT governance, and governance disclosure, and is ideally designed for executives, BODs, financial analysts, government officials, researchers, policymakers, academicians, and students.

Corporate Governance in Russia

Corporate Governance in Russia

Author: Alla Dementieva Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

This book explores discussions and practice around corporate governance in Russia from the early 1990s until 2018. It covers three major aspects of corporate governance theory and practice: a vision of corporate governance in Russia in the context of global trends and challenges; the general perception of corporate governance in Russia; and the real nature of Russia's corporate community from the viewpoint of its corporate governance practices. It provides a unique complex analysis and detailed description of how corporate governance has been perceived by both Russian regulators and the business community, and how it has been applied in Russian companies. This analysis covers the period of over 25 years: from early attempts at directing transfer and implanting the Western model of corporate governance to the nascent Russian big private business, up to the period of resurgence of the state as the dominant player both in Russian society and its economy at large. It gives an understanding of what corporate governance is in Russia in the days of sovereign democracy and confrontation with the West. It explains how cultural, political, economic and institutional factors have shaped corporate governance in Russia. The authors provide insights into such aspects of Russian corporate governance framework and practices as regulatory philosophy and enforcement, ownership structure, the role of the state, the impact of unfriendly domestic business climate, how the value of corporate governance is perceived in Russian context, etc. Predominantly, the book paints an interesting picture of how the sovereign corporate governance model has been shaped in Russia. This book will be useful not just for experts in corporate governance and investors, but also for those who have an interest in modern Russia at large.

Leaders Who Lust

Leaders Who Lust

Among our greatest leaders are those driven by impulses they cannot completely control - by lust. Lust is not, however, an abstraction, it has definition. Definition that, given the impact of leaders who lust, is essential to extract. This book identifies six types of lust with which leaders are linked: 1. Power: the ceaseless craving to control. 2. Money: the limitless desire to accrue great wealth. 3. Sex: the constant hunt for sexual gratification. 4. Success: the unstoppable need to achieve. 5. Legitimacy: the tireless claim to identity and equity. 6. Legacy: the endless quest to leave a permanent imprint. Each of the core chapters focuses on different lusts and features a cast of characters who bring lust to life. In the real world leaders who lust can and often do have an enduring impact. This book therefore is counterintuitive - it focuses not on moderation, but on immoderation.

Stages of Six Sigma Deployment

Stages of Six Sigma Deployment

Author: Vishram Thosar Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2020

In the past two decades, Six Sigma methodology has been widely adopted by industries and non-profit organizations throughout the world. This book demonstrates the development of Six Sigma program, and discusses the features and the stages of the improvements, including the use of Six Sigma with the various quality standards that are being implemented today, the implementation of Six Sigma in supply chain management, and the analysis of different business perspectives of Six Sigma. This book is a must read for change agents, business leaders, and lean six sigma process experts.

Advocacy in a Time of Change

Advocacy in a Time of Change

Author: Michael T. Schaper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

There are at least 80-100 business associations (such as chambers of commerce or industry-specific bodies) in Malaysia today, representing over 600,000 firms. In February-April 2020, a range of chamber leaders and officers were interviewed to record their experiences of the recent Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration, and any future lessons for business associations in post GE-14 Malaysia. Few Malaysian chambers have had experience in dealing with changes of government, creating challenges when PH took office. Most associations were able to build effective working relationships with the new administration. Compared to Barisan Nasional (BN) ministers, PH ministers emphasized greater policy rigour, more evidence-based arguments, lower tolerance for corruption, and enhanced public accountability. Criticisms of PH include an early focus by some ministers on seemingly trivial issues, an initial distrust of some parts of the public service, and an inability to have all parts of the federal government work cohesively. Some future lessons that business associations have adopted are: avoid taking a partisan stance in policy debates; be prepared for some confusion and lack of clarity in the early days of any new government; expect many existing policies to remain; build relationships with both new ministers and with senior public servants; and ensure that policy positions are well researched and evidence-based. Most associations feel comfortable in adapting to the March 2020 installation of the new Perikatan Nasional administration. Changes in government have also prompted associations to review their own internal policy capacity. Interviewees suggest that chambers may need to enhance their advocacy skills, move away from racially based structures, improve their level of public transparency, become more strategic, and improve their own internal governance and management.

Improving Quality Management with Six Sigma

Improving Quality Management with Six Sigma

Author: Vishram Thosar Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2020

This book takes the novel approach that decisions can be treated as products u and one improves decisions by improving the processes that produce them. The book examines profitability as it relates to product cost, including the initial work determining investment paybacks. This book provides a fundamental introduction to the concepts of lean enterprise and Six Sigma to executives, personnel new to quality, or organizations interested in introductory information on quality and process improvement.

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Author: Alessandro Zattoni Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

The book focuses on corporate governance with an original perspective:(i) It is based on academic research: solid theory and rigorous empirical findings provided by previous studies; (ii) It has a strategic-management perspective, and it aims at helping students to learn both mindsets and frameworks, and competencies and useful knowledge to design and assess corporate governance practices; (iii) It presents best practices across major national governance systems at international level; (iv) It has been developed for didactic purposes;(v) It acknowledges the recent debate on shareholder and stakeholder views.

Decentralized Corporate Governance via Blockchain Technology

Decentralized Corporate Governance via Blockchain Technology

Author: Wulf A. Kaal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

Decentralized Corporate Governance via Blockchain Technology explains how corporations and other business organizations can be supplemented with blockchain-based agency constructs. Blockchain-based decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) expand the definition of the firm. On-chain DAO governance enables dynamic regulatory features that facilitate unprecedented decentralized regulatory solutions.