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  1. The Economics of Corporate Governance and Mergers

    The Economics of Corporate Governance and Mergers

    Edited by Klaus Gugler, B. Burcin Yurtoglu
    This book provides an insightful view of major issues in the economics of corporate governance (CG) and mergers. It presents a systematic update on the developments in the two fields during the last decade, as well as highlighting the neglected topics in CG research, such as the role of boards, CG and public interest and the relation of CG to mergers. Two important conclusions can be drawn from this book: the first is that corporate governance systems that better align shareholders’ and managers’ interests lead to better corporate performance; second, there is an important relationship between CG structures and the quality of firm decision-making, one of the most important being the decision to merge or take over another firm. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  2. Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Offers advice from existing directors, scholars and regulators about what good directors need to know. The Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions offers the practitioner and the scholar a comprehensive guide to what it takes to survive and thrive as a director of a financial institution. The authors comprise current directors of banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other organizations, bank regulators, lawyers and academics. They provide unique insights and advice about corporate social responsibility, legal risks, starting a new bank, D&O insurance, sub prime lending, Islamic banking, and other timely issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  3. Private Equity and Management Buy-outs

    Private Equity and Management Buy-outs

    Edited by Mike Wright, Hans Bruining
    Private Equity and Management Buy-outs provides a balanced view of the often polarized private equity debate. This careful and objective analysis of the presence of private equity in buy-out firms reviews the effects of this ownership transfer in terms of firm performance and survival, thus placing private equity in a broader context of implications for value creation. The analysis provides an overview of international trends in private equity and develops a conceptual framework for understanding the heterogeneity of private equity deals. Systematic evidence from large-scale studies of private equity and buy-outs are used to shed light on short- and longer-term economic and social effects. For the first time the broader scope of the key issues now facing private equity and buy-outs are brought together in the contributions herein. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  4. International Business under Adversity

    International Business under Adversity

    Edited by Gabriele Suder
    What is the role of international business in this dilemma? How and why do international corporations maximize value beyond core strategy and partners through corporate responsibility? This informative and accessible resource expands the readers’ understanding of the ways in which profit maximization, value creation and community benefit interconnect. How to respect the wider business settings and communities, the environment and encourage peace? Is this just another dream? This book clearly provides a starting point for upstream mitigation, in which collective action allows disruption to be avoided at its very roots. It shows the way into responsible business, as a downright condition for an enlightened self-interest for all parties to pursue. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Alice de Jonge
    Using detailed case studies of the first nine mainland Chinese companies to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, this book examines the evolution of corporate governance law and culture in China’s H-share market. A story emerges not of tensions between ideas of corporate governance from two different legal systems – Hong Kong vs mainland Chinese – nor about legal convergence as China adopts concepts from Anglo-American jurisdictions. Rather, it is a story of individual firms being pragmatic in mediating the different agendas of state-agencies that own or control them. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  6. Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Corporate Governance and Ethics is an illuminating and practical reading of Aristotle’s Politics for today’s corporate directors. With a deft synthesis of ethics, economics and politics, Alejo Sison elevates the discussion of corporate governance out of the realm of abstract rules and structures into a more effective form of Aristotelian politics. He argues that corporate governance is a human practice where subjective, ethical conditions outweigh the mastery of techniques, since the firm is not a mere production function but, above all, a community of workers. Corporate governance issues are discussed in a holistic fashion, using international case studies to embed the discussion in environments defined by their economic, legal and cultural systems. One of the author’s key messages is that reform starts with the ethical and political education of directors. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance

    Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance

    Dino Falaschetti, Michael J. Orlando
    Dino Falaschetti and Michael Orlando unify the treatment of the many deeply related topics in money and banking in this wide-ranging book. By continually building on the assumption that economic actors are maximizers, they explain how monetary and financial services, as well as related governance mechanisms, influence economic performance. In this manner, Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance not only lets readers make sense of today’s monetary authorities and financial markets, it lets them see through superficial complexities to the fundamental influences that will shape those organizations for years to come. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  8. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee
    This challenging and somewhat controversial book provides a critical perspective on contemporary discourses of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee questions the win-win assumptions of CSR and identifies the limits of the good that corporations can do, illustrating that the ability of firms to enhance social welfare is constrained by their current form and purpose; that of a shareholder value maximizing entity. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  9. Handbook of Research on Venture Capital

    Handbook of Research on Venture Capital

    Edited by Hans Landström
    This Handbook provides an excellent overview of our knowledge on the various facets of managerial venture capital research. The book opens with a thorough survey of venture capital as a research field; conceptual, theoretical and geographic aspects are explored, and its pioneers revisited. The focus then shifts to the specific environs of venture capital. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 253.00   Web: $ 227.70
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  10. Corporate Governance in Banking

    Corporate Governance in Banking

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Recent corporate scandals, together with the effects of globalization, have led to an increasing interest in corporate governance issues. Little attention has been paid, however, to international laws and recommendations dealing with corporate governance in banking from a global perspective. This impressive international set of expert contributors – academics, practitioners and regulators – remedies the lack of attention by examining the various issues and concerns of this important topic. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. Developing Corporate Social Responsibility

    Developing Corporate Social Responsibility

    Francesco Perrini, Stefano Pogutz, Antonio Tencati
    The rapidly increasing attention devoted to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has resulted in the term ‘CSR’ being applied to myriad dissimilar phenomena. The authors therefore aim to dispel this confusion by presenting a multi-faceted view of socially responsible corporate behavior and related themes. They provide a conceptualization of CSR that emphasizes the role of the adoption and implementation of specific CSR strategies and their impact on corporate social and economic performance. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  12. Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    This major Handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of corporate governance across a range of countries including Australia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and the UK. Whilst the stage in the corporate governance life cycle may vary from country to country, there are certain core features which emerge such as the importance of transparency, disclosure, accountability of directors and protection of minority shareholders’ rights. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  13. International Corporate Governance

    International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    Corporate governance has become a global phenomenon. This book highlights, through various case studies, how corporate governance has evolved in a number of countries around the world. The international cast of contributors, from varying professional backgrounds including academics, lawyers and company directors, focus on different regions around the globe, reflecting various ownership structures, legal systems, and political and cultural aspirations. Some of the case studies used include: Standard Life; Telecom Italia; and Eskom. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  14. Corporate Governance: Political and Legal Perspectives

    Corporate Governance: Political and Legal Perspectives

    Edited by Mark J. Roe
    This insightful volume explores the issue of why some nations have deep securities markets while others do not, and investigates the new hope that securities markets could be the road to wealth and not just the result of it. This collection of key articles, together with the editor’s comprehensive introduction, examines the recently emergent theories in the field. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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  15. The Life Cycle of Corporate Governance

    The Life Cycle of Corporate Governance

    Edited by Igor Filatotchev, Mike Wright
    This unique collection of new, previously unpublished papers demonstrates the importance of corporate governance throughout the different stages of the life-cycle of firms and organisations, and in particular in the crucial transitions between stages. In so doing it redresses an imbalance created by the wealth of literature and research devoted to the study of corporate governance in mature firms only. The book gives equal consideration to the monitoring and control functions of corporate governance mechanisms, and to the resource and strategic roles of governance in the decision-making process. In so doing it attempts to provide a framework through which to understand the factors that affect the balance between the possible functions of corporate governance. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  16. Corporate Governance Adrift

    Corporate Governance Adrift

    Michel Aglietta, Antoine Rebérioux
    Recent corporate governance scandals have brought to the fore the inherent contradictions of a capitalism dominated by financial markets. This challenging book by Michel Aglietta and Antoine Rebérioux argues that capitalism’s basic premise – that companies must be managed in the sole interest of their shareholders – is incongruent with the current environment of liquid markets, profit-hungry investors and chronic financial instability. The authors advocate rather that a company should be managed as an institution where common objectives are developed for all stakeholders, and that this democratic principle should be extended to the management of collective savings to reduce macro-financial instability. These two conditions, they contend, could make contemporary capitalism a vehicle for social progress. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  17. Governance, Directors and Boards

    Governance, Directors and Boards

    Edited by Mahmoud Ezzamel
    This unique volume brings together contributions on corporate governance published in various disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance and management. Mahmoud Ezzamel presents a collection of seminal papers that focus on the relationship between boards of directors and corporate governance. Governance, Directors and Boards investigates such important issues as the composition of boards of directors, their key overall roles as mechanisms of governance, the impact of the board on the nature of decision making in contemporary organisations, and the role of the relationship between the board and the determination of executive remuneration. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  18. Corporate Restructuring

    Corporate Restructuring

    Edited by John J. McConnell, David J. Denis
    This authoritative book features previously published articles which describe, analyze and empirically explore corporate restructurings. Restructurings include corporate combinations that come about through mergers, tender offers, and joint ventures. They also include various forms of corporate split-ups that come about by means of asset sales, spin-offs, equity carve-out, and distressed restructurings. This two-volume set will be of interest to managers of large corporations and financial institutions, investment and commercial bankers, and scholars with an interest in corporate finance and strategy. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 665.00   Web: $ 598.50
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  19. Governance and Ownership

    Governance and Ownership

    Edited by Robert Watson
    This collection consists of 20 papers, organised into four sections, that have each made a valuable contribution to our understanding of the motivations and actions of different types of corporate owners and the impact that ownership appears to have upon key areas of corporate governance and corporate decision making and performance. The wide variety of specific research issues addressed, the research methods used and the institutional contexts examined by these 20 papers reflects the great diversity, multidisciplinary nature and dynamism of the research currently being undertaken into these topics. This insightful and innovative collection will be of great interest to students of corporate governance, researchers and practitioners alike. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 301.00   Web: $ 270.90
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  20. Governance and Auditing

    Governance and Auditing

    Edited by Peter Moizer
    This authoritative new collection contains reprints of seminal articles on the subject of auditing and its relationship to the way in which outside stakeholders monitor the activities of corporate management. Whilst the primary audience is students in upper-level undergraduate and graduate accounting courses, the book should also be of use to existing researchers, as it collects together the ‘must read’ articles on the subject in a readily accessible form. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 287.00   Web: $ 258.30
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