The Resource Board Accountability in Corporate Governance

Board Accountability in Corporate Governance

Label
Board Accountability in Corporate Governance
Title
Board Accountability in Corporate Governance
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keay, Andrew
Dewey number
346/.06642
LC call number
K1327 -- .K439 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Research in Corporate Law Ser
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Boards of directors - Legal status, laws, etc
Label
Board Accountability in Corporate Governance
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569125
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Companies -- Boards and management -- Corporate governance -- The issue of accountability: an introduction -- Who is accountable? -- The direction of the book -- 2 What Is Accountability? -- Introduction -- The position and power of the board of directors -- Defining accountability -- Types of accountability -- The role of accountability -- Defining accountability in corporate governance -- Types of accountability in corporate governance -- Conclusion -- 3 Why Do We Need Accountability? -- Introduction -- Agency problems -- The nature of boards -- Shareholder vulnerability -- Legitimating power -- Reduction in regulation -- Benefit efficiency and decision-making -- Enriches board members -- Public interest -- Reflections -- Conclusion -- 4 To Whom Is the Board Accountable? -- Introduction -- To whom are duties owed -- The broader issue -- Accountability to shareholders -- Accountability to stakeholders -- Accountability to the company -- A second board -- Accountability to others -- Accountability within the board? -- Conclusion -- 5 The Objectives of Accountability -- Introduction -- The ultimate objective -- Sub-objectives -- Objectives and the objective of the company -- Conclusion -- 6 For What are Boards to Account? -- Introduction -- General -- Finances -- The use of company resources -- Company objectives -- Company performance -- The actions of its committees -- Regulation and constitution -- The actions and performance of the managers -- Risk management -- Social and wider issues -- Sustainability -- Approval of conflicts -- Conclusion -- 7 Accountability Mechanisms -- Introduction -- General -- The mechanisms -- Regulators -- Social norms and ethics -- Regulation -- Conclusion -- 8 Accountability: Limits, Obstacles and Drawbacks -- Introduction
  • Defining/setting the limits -- Costs and time -- Inefficiency -- The timing of accounting -- Harming the business -- Short-termism -- Board life -- Expectations gap -- Business judgements of directors and judicial deference -- Lack of shareholder engagement -- Multiple mechanisms -- Board attitude -- Damaging trust -- Uncertainty concerning the extent of accountability -- Conclusion -- 9 Balancing of Accountability and Power/Authority -- Introduction -- Authority -- Emphasis on authority -- Concerns over review -- Are accountability and authority irreconcilable? -- The balance -- Increasing accountability -- A case study -- Conclusion -- 10 Conclusion -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315849713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569125
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569125
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11055978
  • (CaONFJC)MIL784999
  • (OCoLC)932322972
Label
Board Accountability in Corporate Governance
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569125
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Companies -- Boards and management -- Corporate governance -- The issue of accountability: an introduction -- Who is accountable? -- The direction of the book -- 2 What Is Accountability? -- Introduction -- The position and power of the board of directors -- Defining accountability -- Types of accountability -- The role of accountability -- Defining accountability in corporate governance -- Types of accountability in corporate governance -- Conclusion -- 3 Why Do We Need Accountability? -- Introduction -- Agency problems -- The nature of boards -- Shareholder vulnerability -- Legitimating power -- Reduction in regulation -- Benefit efficiency and decision-making -- Enriches board members -- Public interest -- Reflections -- Conclusion -- 4 To Whom Is the Board Accountable? -- Introduction -- To whom are duties owed -- The broader issue -- Accountability to shareholders -- Accountability to stakeholders -- Accountability to the company -- A second board -- Accountability to others -- Accountability within the board? -- Conclusion -- 5 The Objectives of Accountability -- Introduction -- The ultimate objective -- Sub-objectives -- Objectives and the objective of the company -- Conclusion -- 6 For What are Boards to Account? -- Introduction -- General -- Finances -- The use of company resources -- Company objectives -- Company performance -- The actions of its committees -- Regulation and constitution -- The actions and performance of the managers -- Risk management -- Social and wider issues -- Sustainability -- Approval of conflicts -- Conclusion -- 7 Accountability Mechanisms -- Introduction -- General -- The mechanisms -- Regulators -- Social norms and ethics -- Regulation -- Conclusion -- 8 Accountability: Limits, Obstacles and Drawbacks -- Introduction
  • Defining/setting the limits -- Costs and time -- Inefficiency -- The timing of accounting -- Harming the business -- Short-termism -- Board life -- Expectations gap -- Business judgements of directors and judicial deference -- Lack of shareholder engagement -- Multiple mechanisms -- Board attitude -- Damaging trust -- Uncertainty concerning the extent of accountability -- Conclusion -- 9 Balancing of Accountability and Power/Authority -- Introduction -- Authority -- Emphasis on authority -- Concerns over review -- Are accountability and authority irreconcilable? -- The balance -- Increasing accountability -- A case study -- Conclusion -- 10 Conclusion -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315849713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569125
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569125
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11055978
  • (CaONFJC)MIL784999
  • (OCoLC)932322972

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