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Corporate Governance: Principles, Polices and Practices, 2/e

Corporate Governance:  Principles, Polices and Practices,  2/e

Author(s):
  • A.C. Fernando
  • Author: A.C. Fernando
    • ISBN:9788131758458
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131758451
    • Price:Rs. 609.00
    • Pages:604
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    The second edition of A. C. Fernando's bestselling Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices sheds light on recent corporate problems using a flexible modular format, through a detailed explanation of the corporate governance mechanism and the various incentives within today's governance system, while offering potential solutions in context. With an emphasis on connecting corporate governance to practical management, the book provides cutting-edge material comprising new and unique study tools and fresh, thought-provoking content.

    Table of Content

    Abbreviations
    Foreword
    Preface to the Second Edition
    Preface
    About the Author
    PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
    1. Corporate Governance: An Overview
    2. The Theory and Practice of Corporate Governance
    3. Landmarks in the Emergence of Corporate Governance
    PART TWO: AGENTS AND INSTITUTIONS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
    1. Rights and Privileges of Shareholders
    2. Investors’ Problems and Protection
    3. Corporate Governance and Other Stakeholders
    4. Board of Directors: A Powerful Instrument in Corporate Governance
    5. Role, Duties and Responsibilities of Auditors
    6. Banks and Corporate Governance
    PART THREE: FACILITATORS, ROLE PLAYERS AND REGULATORS
    1. Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
    2. Corporate Social Responsibility
    3. Environmental Concerns and Corporations
    4. The Role of the Media in Ensuring Corporate Governance
    5. Monopoly, Competition and Corporate Governance
    6. The Role of Public Policies in Governing Business
    7. SEBI: The Indian Capital Market Regulator
    8. The Role of the Government in Ensuring Corporate Governance
    PART FOUR: ISSUES AND PROBLEMS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN EMERGING ECONOMIES
    1. Corporate Governance in Developing and Transition Economies
    2. Corporate Governance: The Indian Scenario
    3. The Corporation in a Global Society

    Glossary
    Bibliography
    Useful Web Sites on Corporate Governance and CSR
    Official Reports
    Prominent Guidelines on Corporate Governance
    Links on Corporate Governance
    Name Index
    Subject Index

    Salient Features

    • An integrated flow between chapters, which allows students to clearly see how topics relate to each other from the start
    • Offers readers a comprehensive coverage of corporate governance practices
    • This revision presents new examples and new pedagogical features, adding more value and depth to the text’s effective, consistent framework
    • Case studies featuring top companies firmly place the discussion in the modern world of business
    • Clear chapter outlines, keywords, discussion questions and extensive referencing enable readers to access their learning