Written by leading subject expert Christine A. Mallin, Corporate Governance combines clear, accessible discussion of theory with a wealth of contemporary, global examples to introduce students to both the essential principles of the subject and how they apply in practice. In addition, broad coverage of international attitudes and approaches to governance allow students to develop a wider understanding of business issues in an increasingly globalized world. The complexities of socially responsible investment in Myanmar, L'Oreal's celebrated sustainability programme, and the leadership problems at South Korea's Samsung are just some of the new and updated case studies for the sixth edition, ensuring examples are not just relevant but topical too. In addition, Financial Times articles reporting on issues and events as diverse as the gender pay gap, shareholder rebellions, and legal action on climate change accompany chapters, providing further real-life examples of theory in practice.New to this EditionUpdated and extended coverage of CSR, board diversity, and executive remuneration, including organizations' new responsibilities and directions for change.New and updated case studies on organizations as varied as IKEA, L'Oreal, Volkswagen, and Samsung contextualize key issues in international corporate governance.New Financial Times extracts throughout highlight the most contemporary developments in corporate governance and the world's reactions.Updated national and international codes, guidance, and legislation take into account the latest legal and policy changes.This title is available as an eBook. Please contact your Learning Resource Consultant for more information.
'Coverage is comprehensive and the text is readable and alive...more accessible than some of the other law- or finance-heavy texts in this area.' (Ms Joanne Atkinson, University of Portsmouth) 'Mallin remains my preferred text due to its accessibility, currency, and its use of case studies. It enlivens the discipline to students.' (Ms Mariette Jones, Middlesex University London) 'Covers the essentials of corporate governance in an accessible way.' (Sarah Fitzgerald, York St John University) 'The book addresses important concepts and variables in a pedagogical way.' (Dr Daniel Johanson, Norwegian School of Economics) 'A useful text that provides a solid foundation for any corporate governance module. ' (Dr Emer Gallagher, Liverpool John Moores University)
1. IntroductionPart One: Developments in Corporate Governance2. Theoretical aspects of corporate governance3. Development of corporate governance codesPart Two: Owners and Stakeholders4. Shareholders and stakeholders5. Family-owned firms6. The role of institutional investors in corporate governance7. Socially responsible investmentPart Three: Directors and Board Structure8. Directors and board structure9. Directors' performance and remunerationPart Four: International Corporate Governance10. Corporate governance in Continental Europe11. Corporate governance in Central and Eastern Europe12. Corporate governance in the Asia-Pacific13. Corporate governance in South Africa, Egypt, India, and Brazil14. Conclusions