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Best practice in corporate governance: building reputation and sustainable success

Author: Davies, Adrian Publisher: Gower , 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 165 p. : Ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0566086441Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Best practices in corporate governance Best practices in corporate governance Contents Foreword - Sir Adrian Cadbury Acknowledgements Introduction ix xi xiii PART 1 ORGANISING FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE 1 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 vi B e s t P r a c t i c e in C o r p o r a t e G o v e r n a n c e 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 governance Integrating the corporate governance model Summary PART 2 DIFFERENT MODELS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Company Models The Carphone Warehouse Cobra Beer Diageo - is it possible to create a business with a soul? Scottish and Southern Energy B Amoco - a return to basics? P Entrepreneurs and Family Companies Governance for entrepreneurs Institute of Family Business Family businesses Reputation and Social/Ecological Responsibility Reputation - a view from Stewart Lewis, Director of MORI Ltd Good Corporation -building an ethical company Business in the Community - social responsibility in practice Corporate sustainability Corporate governance Risk and Investment Control Risks Group Corporate governance for institutional shareholders (an interview with Paul Lee of Hermes Investment Management Ltd) 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 them Integrating corporate governance into strategy How corporate governance may evolve Deepening the effect of corporate governance Contents vii PART 3 APPENDICES Appendix A Appendix B Gerard International Appendix C Johnson andJohnson Appendix D The SPL Corporate Health Check Bibliography Index

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