Davies, Adrian, Mr.

Best Practice in Corporate Governance : Building Reputation and Sustainable Success - Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012. - 1 online resource (183 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART 1 ORGANISING FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE; 1 What is Corporate Governance? Why is it Important?; Why corporate governance became important; Developing the codes and revising company law; Beyond the codes - alternative models; The stakeholders in corporate governance; The dimensions of corporate governance; The eight key dimensions of corporate governance; Governance and ethics; Balance of power; Regulation; 2 Different Approaches to Corporate Governance. How Can Corporate Governance be Made to Work? Governance - rules based or led by principles?Principles; Corporate governance within the organisation; Strategic planning; Marketing; Human resources; Purchasing; Finance; Public relations; Company secretary/compliance; 3 Leadership and Corporate Governance; Heroic leadership; Crisis leadership; Collegiate leadership; Servant leadership; Transformational leadership; Leadership and corporate governance; A new approach; How can leadership be developed throughout the organisation?; 4 Implementing Corporate Governance; A basic model for implementing corporate governance Activating the basic model of corporate governanceIntegrating the corporate governance model; Summary; PART 2 DIFFERENT MODELS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE; 5 Company Models; The Carphone Warehouse; Cobra Beer; Diageo - is it possible to create a business with a soul?; Scottish and Southern Energy; BP Amoco - a return to basics?; 6 Entrepreneurs and Family Companies; Governance for entrepreneurs; Institute of Family Business; Family businesses; 7 Reputation and Social/Ecological Responsibility; Reputation - a view from Stewart Lewis, Director of MORI Ltd Good Corporation - building an ethical companyBusiness in the Community - social responsibility in practice; Corporate sustainability; Corporate governance; 8 Risk and Investment; Control Risks Group; Corporate governance for institutional shareholders (an interview with Paul Lee of Hermes Investment Management Ltd); 9 The Future of Corporate Governance; Broad characteristics of governance under 'Business Class' and 'Prism' scenarios; The scenarios and their possible impact on corporate governance; What actions are needed to shape corporate governance to be effective in 2020? Present trends in corporate governance and the impact of the scenarios on themIntegrating corporate governance into strategy; How corporate governance may evolve; Deepening the effect of corporate governance; PART 3 APPENDICES; Appendix A: BusinessTown.com; Appendix B: Gerard International; Appendix C: Johnson & Johnson; Appendix D: The SPL Corporate Health Check; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

This book explores the operational issues around corporate governance, giving examples of good practice. It is a 'how to' book, which focuses on processes and practical issues, making the case for corporate governance in terms of measurable business benef

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Business ethics.
Corporate governance.
Industrial management.


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