European Corporate Governance: Readings and Perspectives

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-10
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The first book to focus on European rather than US corporate governance, it provides a comprehensive overview of the European Corporate Governance agenda. Comprising a collection of key articles from existing literature, contextualized by expert editorial commentary and an original introduction, it is an excellent companion volume to the Theories of Corporate Governance and International Corporate Governance .Offering readers the most penetrating analysis available of key problem areas European Corporate Governance examines a range of topics, including:current issues of diversity convergence shareholder value CEO power innovation different industry experience transitional economies.Contemporary, critical and more problem focused than other volumes on this topic, it is aninvaluable textbook for students of all levels studying corporate governance.

Table of Contents

Regime Change? The Transformation of European Corporate Governance Thomas Clarke & Jean-Francois Chanlat
Dimensions of Governance
Governance as a Bridge Between Disciplines: Cross-disciplinary Inspiration Regarding Shifts in Governance and Problems of Governability, Accountability and Legitimacy Kees van Kersbergen & Frans van Warden
Corporate Governance, Values, Management and Standards: A European Perspective Josef Weiland
Varieties of Capitalism: Latin, Germanic and Anglo-American Systems
Corporate Governance in Italy Andrea Melis
Remaking Italian Capitalism? The Politics of Corporate Governance Reform Richard Deeg
A Transformation in the French Model of Shareholding and Management Francis Morin
How Far Does the United Kingdom Have a Market-based System of Corporate Governance? A Review and Evaluation of Recent Developments Andrew Pendleton
Convergence or Diversity of Governance Systems?
The Emerging European Corporate Governance Model: Anglo-Saxon, Continental or Still the Century of Diversity?
Lucian Cernat
Changes in Corporate Governance of German Corporations: Convergence to the Anglo-Saxon Model?
Christel Lane
Convergence or Divergence? The Outlines of an Answer Michel Aglietta
A Transatlantic Financial Market?
Karel Lannoo
International Accounting Harmonisation: The Resistible Rise of the Iasc/Iasb Bernard Colasse
The Reform and Transformation of European Corporate Governance Institutions
Does the European Company Prevent the 'Delaware Effect'?
Joseph A. McCahery
UK Corporate Governance: To What End a Regulatory State?
Alistair Howard
Varieties of Institutional Investors and National Models of Capitalism: The Transformation of Corporate Governance in France and Germany
Corporate Governance Reforms in Continental Europe Luca Enriques
The Impact of Shareholder Value
The Arrival of Shareholder Value in the European Auto Industry: A Case Study Comparison of Four Car Makers Ulrich Jurgens
The Theory of the Firm and Shareholder Value Michel Aglietta
Negotiated Shareholder Value: The German Variant of an Anglo-American Practice Sigurt Vitols
Globalization, Shareholder Value, Restructuring: The Non-Transformation of Siemens
CEO Power and Reward
Executive Compensation, Political Economy and Managerial Control: The Transformation of Managerial Incentive Structures and Ideology
From Shareholder Value to CEO Power: The Paradox of the 1990s
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