9781845420352

International Corporate Governance : A Case Study Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9781845420352

  • ISBN10:

    1845420357

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/6/2006
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
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Table of Contents

List of figures
vii
List of tables
ix
List of contributors
xi
International corporate governance: introduction and overview 1(6)
Christine A. Mallin
PART 1 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN EUROPE
Royal Dutch Shell: the overbooking of reserves
7(40)
Bernard Taylor
Standard Life: a study of one of the UK's oldest institutional investors
47(10)
Christine A. Mallin
Strong blockholders and corporate governance structures that improve minority shareholders' protection: the case of Telecom Italia
57(25)
Andrea Melis
Indra: the history of a successful privatization
82(22)
Silvia Gomez Anson
Jaime Bonet Madurga
Managerial reasoning in takeover battles: the case of Sanofi-Synthelabo and Aventis
104(41)
Axel v. Werder
Till Talaulicar
PART 2 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
The Northern Russia Electric Company case: to whom is the Director-General accountable: the company, the board of directors or the controlling shareholder?
145(15)
James Gillies
Polish supervisory boards in practice - a few snapshots
160(27)
Izabela Koladkiewicz
PART 3 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN SOUTH EAST ASIA
Corporate governance in Singapore: a case study
187(31)
Martin J. Conyon
The rise and fall of China's corporate dragon: Kelon and its old and new owners
218(28)
Guy S. Liu
Pei Sun
Will the Japanese corporate governance system survive? Challenges of Toyota and Sony
246(23)
Megumi Suto
Motomi Hashimoto
PART 4 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: ADDITIONAL DIMENSIONS
v-NET: a case of family owned conglomerates
269(15)
Melsa Ararat
Burcu Sener
Esin Taboglu
The structure and governance of Eskom -- a case study
284(25)
Reuel J. Khoza
Mohamed Adam
Index 309

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