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  1. Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Does Company Ownership Matter?

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    Do modes of management depend on company ownership? Does macroeconomic performance rely on shareholder value? The contributions collected in this book explore these questions from economic, historical and legal perspectives. They examine company ownership through the study of national institutions, with particular focus on North America and Europe. The twelve economic and legal specialists of this volume seek to explain why firms organized along the shareholder model have not outperformed other forms of ownership. Answers lie in the historical and institutional background of each country. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of CSR in a diverse range of countries including the UK, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the USA, the Middle East, Australia, Japan and Korea. Christine Mallin has brought together leading experts from both academia and the business world to provide fully up-to-date accounts of developments in CSR from a range of legal, cultural and economic perspectives. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    Zafar Iqbal, Mervyn K. Lewis
    Zafar Iqbal and Mervyn K. Lewis examine, from an Islamic perspective, some central issues in public, economic and corporate governance. Amongst topics analysed are theories of justice, taxation, budget deficits, Islamic financing modes, public and private accountability, and corruption. This unique and highly innovative book will have strong appeal for those with an interest in Islamic economics, public policy, banking, and Asian and Middle Eastern studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  4. Corporate Governance and Development

    Corporate Governance and Development

    Edited by Thankom Gopinath Arun, John Turner
    This book analyses the complex relationship between corporate governance and economic development by focusing on the reform of corporate governance, the role of the legal system, and the interconnections with the financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    Edited by Per-Olof Bjuggren, Dennis C. Mueller
    This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a comprehensive overview of the theory of the firm before moving on to examine firms and the organization of their economic activities. The contributors also investigate the impact of ownership structure and board composition on firm performance and study how the institutional framework of an economy affects investment decisions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  6. Charting Corporate Corruption

    Charting Corporate Corruption

    Peter Fleming, Stelios C. Zyglidopoulos
    In the post-Enron era, corporate corruption is increasingly on the research agenda. This informative book provides a novel approach by charting the causes of corruption. It demonstrates how agency (decisions and choices of individuals) and structure (the contextual pressures in the business environment) can interact to result in the rapid escalation of corporate crime. By analyzing and describing the social psychological dimensions of this escalation, the book will be effective in creating preventive measures that can be designed and implemented in business organizations. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Edited by Luisa Anderloni, David T. Llewellyn, Reinhard H. Schmidt
    This valuable book discusses in detail, through a blend of theory and empirical research, the processes of innovation and the diffusion of new financial instruments. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  8. Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm

    Edited by Mario Morroni
    In recent years, applied studies have shown widespread, profound and increasing heterogeneity across firms in terms of their strategy, organization arrangement and performance. This book investigates the diversity of business firms, offering a picture of the different organizational settings they adopt in their endeavour to cope with increasing competitive pressure. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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