This book provides a comprehensive look at the history, the myth, the reality, and the future of corporate governance issues. It explains how the roles of shareholders, managers and directors have been transformed by the abuses and excesses of the takeover era, the exponential growth of the institutional investor, and the unprecedented ability of shareholders to find each other on the internet. The second edition has been extensively re-written and updated. Changes include: Excerpts from NACD reports on board professionalism and CEO succession. Impact of the internet on shareholder communications and disclosure. New cases - Daimler-Benz; Dow-Jones; Saatchi & Saatchi; Furr's/Luby's; Mirror; Brazil; Political contributions (US/UK). Updated cases - Inc General Motors; Sears. Including numerous case studies and supplementary online material, this book is an indispensable resource for students of business, corporate finance, law, and public policy. For supplemental resources including full appendices visit www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/monks
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August 23, 2011
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