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Published: 06 June 2019

568 Pages


ISBN: 9780198809869

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Corporate Governance

Principles, Policies, and Practices

Fourth Edition

Bob Tricker

  • An authoritative analysis of corporate governance, written by one of the world's leading academics on the subject.
  • Clear three-part structure logically introduces the theories, policies, and practical applications of the subject.
  • Numerous international case studies illustrate corporate governance in real-world organizations such as Tata, Alphabet, and Sports Direct.
  • A dedicated chapter on 'Corporate governance around the world' provides a comparative perspective and evaluates the impact of culture on governance in regions such as North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
  • A range of learning features, including corporate governance in action boxes, projects, exercises, and self-test questions support and develop the reader's understanding.
  • Accompanied by a range of online support, including updates on the cases in the book and new web links to further content for students as well as additional case studies, PowerPoint slides, group activities, and access to teaching notes for adopting lecturers.

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated in light of the UK Corporate Governance Code (2018) and the World Economic Forum risk survey (2018).
  • New coverage of non-listed entities - not-for-profits, cooperatives, and charities - to reflect the growing diversity of organizations and the growing recognition that all corporate entities need corporate governance.
  • Discussions of additional non-Western models such as the Keiretsu and Chaebol models used in Japan and South Korea, respectively.
  • Half of the case studies are brand new and include organizations such as Huawei, the NHS, and Unilever.
  • Increased coverage of board diversity, culture, corporate transparency, sustainability and business ethics, cyber risk, and digitization.

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