Tata McGraw - Hill Education
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High-profile and infamous corporate scams in recent years have pushed corporate governance to the centre-stage in media, management academia and corporate world, raising questions on the credibility of corporations worldwide-their reputation, professed values, projected performances and commitment to the protection of shareholders interests.
Corporate Governance and Stewardship addresses the dire need for a critical scrutiny and urgent reform of corporate governance models and practices drawing upon the author's vast industry and academic experience, particularly his board-level responsibilities and pioneering role in designing and teaching courses in corporate governance. Combining practical applications with academic research, this book:
Review global initiatives in corporate governance
Lays down the basic requirements of governance that is legislative and regulatory do's and don'ts from a study of the best Indian and International practices and illumines their business and societal rationale
Delineates the structure, composition, processes and responsibilities of the board and evaluation metrics of the board and its directors
Explores the complementary role of the board and the executive in corporate strategy and risk management
Highlights the criticality and nitty-gritty of communication and disclosure of information
Discusses ethical issues of corporate values, reputation and accountability to stakeholders
This book seeks to promote better understanding and practice of good corporate governance among company directors and senior executives, policy makers and management faculty, researchers and students for sustainable corporate success.