Compiled by a leading authority on Corporate Governance, this three volume set covers the major controversies in the field.
Coherently presenting the arguments through bench mark articles and cutting edge papers, this collection is the first of its kind to draw together the work of leading academic writers. It launches a critical inter-disciplinary theoretical and policy investigation into the dimensions and significance of the globalization of corporate governance. Topics covered include:
Volume One: Ownership and Control:
Internationalisation of Corporate Governance; Multinational companies Governance; Competeing Models of Governance; Complex Governance Systems.
Volume Two: Development and Regulation: The Impact on Developing Economies; The Influence of Foreign Investments; Implementing Governance Reforms; Privatisation in Transitional Economies.
Volume Three: Convergence and Diversity: Convergence of Governance; Shareholdee Value and Institutional Investors; Cultural Diversity of Governance Institutions
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability.
VOLUME ONE: OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL PART ONE: INTERNATIONALIZATION OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Globalization and the Study of Comparative Corporate Governance - Arthur R Pinto Corporate Governance and Globalization - Klaus Gugler, Dennis C Mueller and B Burcin Yurtoglu The Globalization of Corporate Governance - Ron Dore External and Internal Mechanisms of Control Corporate Ownership around the World - Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer PART TWO: MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES GOVERNANCE Corporate Governance in Multinational Companies - Hans H Hinterhuber et al National Structures and Multinational Corporate Behaviour - Louis W Pauly and Simon Reich Enduring Differences in the Age of Globalization Bargains Old and New - David Levy and Aseem Prakash Multinational Corporations in Global Governance Differentiated Governance of Foreign Subsidiaries in Transnational Corporations - Bongjin Kim, John E Prescott and Sung Min Kim An Agency Theory Perspective PART THREE: COMPETING MODELS OF GOVERNANCE Compatibility and Competition between European and American Corporate Governance - Gustavo Visentini Which Model of Capitalism? Change of the Insider-Oriented Corporate Governance in Japan and Germany - Alexander Fliaster and Rainer Marr Between Americanization and Tradition Does Corporate Governance Matter? Why the Corporate Performance of Toyota and Canon Is Superior to GM and Xerox - Masaru Yoshimoro Globalization and the German Model of Capitalism - Erosion or Survival? - Christel Lane PART FOUR: COMPLEX GOVERNANCE SYSTEMS Comparative Corporate Governance and the Theory of the Firm - William W Bratton and Joseph A McCahery The Case against Global Cross Reference Convergence and Its Critics - John C Coffee Jr What Are the Preconditions to the Separation of Ownership and Control? VOLUME TWO: DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION PART ONE: THE IMPACT ON DEVELOPING ECONOMIES Corporate Governance and Development, Global Corporate Governance Forum - Stijn Claessens Corporate Governance in Developing, Transition and Emerging-Market Economies - Charles Oman, Steven Fries and Willem Buiter The Promotion of Anglo-American Corporate Governance in the South - Susanne Soederberg Who Benefits from the New Institutional Standard? The Conditional Relevance of Corporate Governancec Advice in the Context of Asia Business Systems - Gordon Redding Globalization, Technology and Asian Development - Joseph E Stiglitz PART TWO: THE INFLUENCE OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT Corporate Governance and the Bargaining Power of Developing Countries to Attract Foreign Investment - Enrique Rueda-Sabater Divergent Asian Views on Foreign Direct Investment and Its Governance - Douglas H Brooks and Hal Hill The Governance of Global Value Chains - Gary Gereffi, John Humphrey and Timothy Sturgeon Far from Home? Do Foreign Investors Import Higher Standards of Governance in Transition Economies? - Joel S Hellman, Geraint Jones and Daniel Kaufmann Corporate Governance of Banks in Developing Economies - Thankom G Arun and John D Turner Concepts and Issues PART THREE: IMPLEMENTING GOVERNANCE REFORMS Corporate Governance Reforms in Developing Countries - Darryl Reed Reforming East Asia for Sustainable Development - Kwame S Jomo Good Enough Governance - Merilee S Grindle Poverty Reduction and Reform in Developing Countries Corporate Governance and Institutional Transparency in Emerging Markets - Carla Millar, Tarek Eldomiaty and Brian Hilton PART FOUR: PRIVATIZATION IN TRANSITIONAL ECONOMIES Privatizing the World? - Thomas Clarke Privatization and Corporate Governance - Alexander Dyck Principles, Evidence and Future Challenges Privatization and Corporate Governance in Transition Countries - Wladimir Andreff Quantitative Success and Qualitative Failure VOLUME THREE: CONVERGENCE AND DIVERSITY PART ONE: CONVERGENCE OF GOVERNANCE Corporate Governance Patterns in OECD Economies - Stilpon Nestor and John K Thompson Is Convergence under Way? The Political Economy of Comparative Corporate Governance - Mary O'Sullivan PART TWO: SHAREHOLDER VALUE AND INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS Multinationals and Changing National Business Systems in Europe - Phil Almond, Tony Edwards and Ian Clark Towards the 'Shareholder Value' Model? Corporate Governance and Disappointment - Ismail Erturk et al Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership and the Role of Institutional Investors - Stuart L Gilliam and Laura T Starks A Global Perspective Institutional Ownership Differences and International Diversification - Laszlo Tihanyi et al The Effects of Boards of Directors and Technological Opportunity PART THREE: CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF GOVERNANCE INSTITUTIONS The Mother of All Path-Dependencies - Amir N Licht Towards a Cross-Cultural Theory of Corporate Governance Systems The Cross-National Diversity of Corporate Governance - Ruth V Aguilera and Gregory Jackson Dimensions and Determinants Business Goals and Corporate Governance - Geert Hofstede Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in the Asia-Pacific Region - David Kimber and Phillip Lipton PART FOUR: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY Business Ethics and Corporate Governance - G J Deon Rossouw A Survey Disclosure of the Impact of Corporations on Society - UNCTAD Current Trends and Issues Changes in the Market Society and Corporate Social Responsibility - Kanji Tanimoto The Global Compact - Georg Kell Selected Experiences and Reflections Global Corporate Citizenship - Grahame F Thompson What Does It Mean? Globalization, Corporate Social Responsibility and Poverty - Rhys Jenkins In Whose Name? The Accountability of Corporate Social Responsibility - Jem Bendell