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Carol Padgett - Corporate Governance: Theory and Practice (Palgrave Finance) - 9780230229990 - V9780230229990
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Corporate Governance: Theory and Practice (Palgrave Finance)

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Description for Corporate Governance: Theory and Practice (Palgrave Finance) Paperback. This book presents an international treatment of corporate governance, supported by relevant regulation and case studies. Ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Business, Management, Finance, Accountancy and Law. Num Pages: 240 pages, biography. BIC Classification: KJR. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 190 x 19. Weight in Grams: 698.
Recent financial crises and instances of corporate malpractice have prompted many questions about how companies are run - and whether this tallies with how they should be run. This book systematically explores the factors that shape corporate governance, and discusses both those governance practices implemented by companies and those imposed by regulators. It also tries to determine how good corporate governance can help companies to create value for their shareholders. To illustrate that some practices are global while others are appropriate only in certain settings, case studies of individual companies from Europe, Asia, North and South America are ... Read more

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About Carol Padgett
CAROL PADGETT Lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading, UK, where she teaches on the MSc programmes.She has also taught on a wide range of degree programmes and short courses for the Open University. She holds degrees from theUniversities of Reading and York, UK,and her research interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance. ... Read more

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'Carol Padgett has written an excellent book on corporate governance. It is comprehensive and thorough in its coverage of an important and expanding topic. The book combines an extensive review of the relevant literature with an insightful description of corporate governance policy and practice. It is well illustrated with case studies and examples, and it guides the reader carefully through ... Read more

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