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Corporate Governance and Chairmanship: A Personal View
 

Corporate Governance and Chairmanship: A Personal View (Hardback)

By Cadbury, Adrian

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Corporate governance has become a major issue in business over the last decade. Adrian Cadbury has played a central role in developing policies, good practice, and our understanding of the complex issues involved. In 1992 he chaired the committee, sponsored by the Bank of England..., whose Report on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance (commonly known as the 'Cadbury Report') put issues of corporate governance on the map. Ten years on, Cadbury now reflects on issues of corporate governance and chairmanship drawing on his own business and policy-making experience. In the book, he discusses and explains the central issuse of corporate governance; provides practical advice to chairmen and directors on their roles and responsibilities; and surveys the major codes of practice that have been developed in the last decade. He also considers the implications of the current review of company law and speculates on the implications of electronic developments for shareholders' voice and voting, the extent of a company's social responsibility, and the changing relationship between boards, managers, and investors. This book is both an informed commentary and a practical guide. Cadbury's insights will prove essential reading for anybody taking on senior roles in companies and other public organizations, and will provide well-grounded analysis for management academics, students, and advisers.
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ISBN 9780199252008
Released NZ 1 Nov 2002
Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780199252008
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 1 Nov 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Cadbury, Adrian
Category Corporate Finance
Ownership & Organization Of Enterprises
Management & Management Techniques
Company Secretary: Role & Responsibilities
Number of Pages 280
Dimensions Width: 164mm
Height: 242mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 658.42
Weight 551g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Corporate governance, Boards of directors
NBS Text Business, Accounting & Vocational: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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