Corporate governance in a disparate world

Pearce, Jeremy (2012) Corporate governance in a disparate world. In: Best practice in corporate governance. Greenleaf. ISBN 9781909201132

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Abstract

Whilst there are plethora of issues facing governance in a disparate world, poverty, food and water security, human rights, global warming, fraud and corruption many of them are impacted by something that is universal – corporate decision-making. When we make poor decisions that do not represent the best interests of the company we create inefficiencies that lead to other consequences and sometimes, corporate collapse. In the ever increasingly intertwined global economy this can become contagious as evidenced in the global financial crisis
This chapter argues for governance beyond mere box ticking and for a new approach to the pervasive obstacle of existing entrenched organisational hierarchies and their associated 'pyramids' of 'power based' decision-making.

Keywords:Corporate governance, JCOpen
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N100 Business studies
M Law > M221 Business and Commercial Law
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
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Deposited On:20 Jan 2015 14:54

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