Entrepreneurship, Finance, Governance and Ethics


ISBN: 978-94-007-3866-9 (Print) 978-94-007-3867-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11


  3. Entrepreneurship, Venture Finance and Ethics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-48

      The Value of Country-Level Perceived Ethics to Entrepreneurs Around the World

    3. Chapter

      Pages 49-73

      Do Private Equity-Backed Buyouts Respond Better to Financial Distress than PLCs?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 75-85

      Philanthropic Venture Capitalists’ Post-Investment Involvement with Portfolio Social Enterprises: What Do They Actually Do?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 87-110

      Law and Corruption in Venture Capital and Private Equity

  4. he Impact of Regulation and Financial Structure on Ethics and Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

    2. Chapter

      Pages 113-135

      The Development of the UK Alternative Investment Market: Its Growth and Governance Challenges

    3. Chapter

      Pages 137-174

      Controlling Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties Owed to Minority Shareholders – A Comparative Approach: The United States and France

    4. Chapter

      Pages 175-211

      Harmonized Regulatory Standards, International Distribution of Investment Funds and the Recent Financial Crisis

    5. Chapter

      Pages 213-236

      Active Management of Socially Responsible Portfolios

    6. Chapter

      Pages 237-252

      A Socially Responsible Portfolio Selection Strategy

  5. Ethics, Fraud and Managerial Decisions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

    2. Chapter

      Pages 255-271

      Corporate Social Responsibility Boundaries

    3. Chapter

      Pages 273-293

      Voluntary and Mandatory Skin in the Game: Understanding Outside Directors’ Stock Holdings

    4. Chapter

      Pages 295-314

      The Causes and Financial Consequences of Corporate Frauds

    5. Chapter

      Pages 315-340

      Corporate Governance and Business Strategies for Climate Change and Environmental Mitigation

  6. Ethics and Governance in China

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 341-341

    2. Chapter

      Pages 343-361

      The Role of Mutual Funds in Deterring Corporate Fraud in China

    3. Chapter

      Pages 363-387

      Institutional Shareholders and Executive Compensation: An Ethical View

    4. Chapter

      Pages 389-413

      Management Buyouts and Board Transformation in China’s Transition Economy

    5. Chapter

      Pages 415-442

      Multiple Large Shareholders and Joint Expropriation with Dividend Payments

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 443-455