2012

Corporate Governance

Recent Developments and New Trends

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ISBN: 978-3-642-31578-7 (Print) 978-3-642-31579-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. CORPORATE OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-28

      Where Are the Shareholders’ Mansions? CEOs’ Home Purchases, Stock Sales, and Subsequent Company Performance

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      Pages 29-57

      Does One Size Fit All? A Study of the Simultaneous Relations Among Ownership, Corporate Governance Mechanisms, and the Financial Performance of Firms in China

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      Pages 59-87

      The Role of Multiple Large Shareholders in Public Listed Firms: An Overview

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      Pages 89-104

      Shareholder Activism in Canada: The Emergence of a New Tool for Improving Corporate Governance Practices

  3. ISSUES IN EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-138

      Corporate Governance and Firm Cash Holdings in the U.S.

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      Pages 139-156

      Executive Debt-Like Compensation

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      Pages 157-179

      Pay More Stocks and Options to Directors? Theory and Evidence of Board Compensation

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      Pages 181-201

      Directors in Banks: Compensation and Characteristics

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      Pages 203-217

      Intended and Unintended Consequences of CEO and Top Management Team Compensation

  4. BOARDS OF DIRECTORS: ROLES, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-258

      Are Busy Boards Effective Monitors?

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      Pages 259-285

      Board Diversity as a Shield During the Financial Crisis

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      Pages 287-307

      What Are Friends for? CEO Networks, Pay and Corporate Governance

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      Pages 309-322

      Board Independence, Corporate Governance and Earnings Management in France

  5. NEW TRENDS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: TOWARDS A MORE EFFECTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE GOVERNANCE

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 323-323

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      Pages 325-346

      The State of Corporate Governance Research

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      Pages 347-368

      A Sustainable Future for Corporate Governance Theory and Practice

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      Pages 369-397

      National Culture and Corporate Governance

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      Pages 399-414

      Effective Governance in the Family Owned Business

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      Pages 415-432

      Enlightened Shareholder Value: Is It the New Modus Operandi for Modern Companies?