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Corporate governance [electronic resource] / edited by Mark Hirschey, Kose John, Anil K. Makhija.

Contributor(s): Hirschey, Mark | John, Kose | Makhija, Anil K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Advances in financial economics: v. 9.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2004Description: 1 online resource (viii, 385 p.).ISBN: 9780080472355 (electronic bk.); 0080472354 (electronic bk.); 9781849502894 (electronic bk.); 1849502897 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Stock ownership | Corporate governance | Corporations -- Finance | Corporate governance -- Australia | Corporate governance -- China | Corporate governance -- Germany | Corporate governance -- India | Corporate governance -- Malaysia | Corporate governance -- Saudi Arabia | Corporate governance -- United States | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Workplace Culture | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate Governance | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Leadership | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Development | BedrijfsbeleidGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Corporate governance.DDC classification: 658.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Related party transactions and corporate governance / Elizabeth A. Gordon, Elaine Henry, Darius Palia -- Does corporate governance matter in the market response to merger announcements? Evidence from the U.S. and Germany / Paul Lowengrub, Torsten Luedecke, Michael Melvin -- Clientelism, debt service and governance / Victor Vaugirard -- Ownership patterns and the Saudi market / Waleed Alajlan -- Dividend payment and ownership structure in China / Jim Gang Wei, Weiguo Zhang, Jason ZeZhong Xiao -- What determines corporate ownership concentration around the world? / Baozhi Qu -- Resolving corporate governance problems in executive stock option grants / Paul Dawson -- Behavioural aspects of corporate governance / Oliver Marnet -- On the monitoring role of the board of directors : the case of the adoption of Cadbury recommendations in the U.K. / M.Ameziane Lasfer -- Corporate governance characteristics of firms that issue preferred stock / John S. Howe, Hongbok Lee -- Does monetary policy matter for corporate governance? Firm-level evidence from India / Saibal Ghosh, Rudra Sensarma -- Corporate governance and ownership structure in the Malaysian corporate sector / Fazilah Abdul Samad -- Australian corporate casualities / Bonnie Buchanan -- Do outside blockholders influence corporate governance practices? / Sarah W. Peck
Summary: This volume contains fourteen research papers with theoretical and empirical treatment of important financial aspects of corporate governance. The papers cover major corporate governance issues such as the role of the board of directors, ownership structure, ownership concentration, and the influence of outside blockholders. Another salient feature of this collection is that it offers substantial international evidence, including that from the United States of America, Australia, Germany, Saudi Arabia, China, India, and Malaysia.
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Related party transactions and corporate governance / Elizabeth A. Gordon, Elaine Henry, Darius Palia -- Does corporate governance matter in the market response to merger announcements? Evidence from the U.S. and Germany / Paul Lowengrub, Torsten Luedecke, Michael Melvin -- Clientelism, debt service and governance / Victor Vaugirard -- Ownership patterns and the Saudi market / Waleed Alajlan -- Dividend payment and ownership structure in China / Jim Gang Wei, Weiguo Zhang, Jason ZeZhong Xiao -- What determines corporate ownership concentration around the world? / Baozhi Qu -- Resolving corporate governance problems in executive stock option grants / Paul Dawson -- Behavioural aspects of corporate governance / Oliver Marnet -- On the monitoring role of the board of directors : the case of the adoption of Cadbury recommendations in the U.K. / M.Ameziane Lasfer -- Corporate governance characteristics of firms that issue preferred stock / John S. Howe, Hongbok Lee -- Does monetary policy matter for corporate governance? Firm-level evidence from India / Saibal Ghosh, Rudra Sensarma -- Corporate governance and ownership structure in the Malaysian corporate sector / Fazilah Abdul Samad -- Australian corporate casualities / Bonnie Buchanan -- Do outside blockholders influence corporate governance practices? / Sarah W. Peck

This volume contains fourteen research papers with theoretical and empirical treatment of important financial aspects of corporate governance. The papers cover major corporate governance issues such as the role of the board of directors, ownership structure, ownership concentration, and the influence of outside blockholders. Another salient feature of this collection is that it offers substantial international evidence, including that from the United States of America, Australia, Germany, Saudi Arabia, China, India, and Malaysia.

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