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Author Zattoni, Alessandro, author.

Title Corporate governance : how to design good companies / Alessandro Zattoni ; foreword by Giuseppe Airoldi ; afterword by William Q. Judge
Edition First edition
Published Milano : Bocconi University Press, 2020
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Contents CORPORATE GOVERNANCE -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- An ever-new theme -- Uncertainty, freedom, fairness -- Transparency is worthwhile -- Introduction -- What is corporate governance? -- What is the content of this book? -- How to use this book? -- Acknowledgments -- Part One. Corporate Governance Theories and Frameworks -- 1 Corporate Governance -- 1.1 The Goldman Sachs case -- 1.2 Historical evolution of the debate on corporate governance -- 1.3 Broad and narrow views of corporate governance -- Check list -- Notes -- 2 What is the Purpose of a Corporation?
2.1 The Body Shop case -- 2.2 Firm and its stakeholders -- 2.3 Theory of shareholder value creation -- 2.4 Theory of stakeholder value creation -- 2.5 Allocation of ownership rights to stakeholder -- Check list -- Notes -- 3 The Corporate Governance Mechanisms -- 3.1 The Parmalat case -- 3.2 Agency problems -- 3.3 Possible remedies to the agency problems -- 3.4 Bundle of governance mechanisms -- Check list -- Notes -- 4 The Relationship Between Strategy, Ownership, and Governance -- 4.1 The Telecom Italia case -- 4.2 Relationship between strategy, ownership, and governance
4.3 Company archetypes -- Check list -- Notes -- Part Two. Corporate Governance Mechanisms in Large Listed Companies -- 5 Corporate Governance Models Around the World -- 5.1 The Satyam case -- 5.2 Comparative corporate governance -- 5.3 Comparative corporate governance: lessons learned -- Check list -- Notes -- 6 The Ownership Structure -- 6.1 Hermes fund's challenge to Italmobiliare group -- 6.2 Relationship between ownership structure and company performance -- 6.3 Ownership structures around the world -- 6.4 The pyramidal groups -- Check list -- Notes -- 7 The Board of Directors
7.1 The Lehman Brothers case -- 7.2 The three roles of the board of directors -- 7.3 The design of the board of directors -- 7.4 Characteristics of boards of directors around the world -- 7.5 A contingency perspective on boards of directors -- Check list -- Notes -- 8 The Remuneration of Top Management -- 8.1 The Home Depot case -- 8.2 Directors' remuneration -- 8.3 Top managers incentive plans -- 8.4 Stock option plans -- 8.5 The remuneration of executive and non-executive directors around the world -- 8.6 The current debate on executive remuneration
8.7 Contingency design of top managers' compensation -- Check list -- Notes -- Afterword -- The Future of Corporate Governance -- Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 3, 2020)
Subject Corporate governance.
Form Electronic book
Author Airoldi, Giuseppe, writer of foreword.
Judge, William Q., writer of afterword.
ISBN 8885486754
9788885486751