A Primer on Corporate Governance by Cornelis A. de Kluyver

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This book is a primer on corporate governance for executives. It is designed to guide you to become an effective participant by discussing corporate governance from both a macro- and micro-perspective. Historical data and examples including the recent scandals that have torn the fabric of capitalism pave a pathway to the principal challenges facing today’s boards, and how to successfully manage them.

Key Features:
Clearly elucidates why proper corporate governance has become a moral imperative and how to achieve it.
NGOs will gain just as much from reading as corporations.
Discusses recent governance reforms in the United States.
Outlines the roles that each person in the process must take on and how to effectively play their parts.
Epilogue discusses the future of corporate governance.

About Cornelis A. de Kluyver

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Cornelis A. “Kees” de Kluyver is Dean and the James and Shirley Rippey Distinguished Professor of Management at the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon. Prior to coming to Eugene, Oregon, he was the Masatoshi Ito Professor of Management at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. From 2000–2006 he served there as the Henry Y. Hwang Dean of the School and as Executive Director of the Peter F. Drucker Research Library and Archives. Prior to coming to Claremont Graduate University, he was Dean and Professor of Management at the School of Management at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. de Kluyver has served on several corporate and nonprofit boards. He was a member of the first Blue Ribbon Commission on Executive Compensation convened by the National Association of Securities Dealers, which focused on developing standards for stock option grants. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve, an MBA for the University of Oregon and undergraduate degrees from the University of Oregon and the Netherlands School of Business.
Published January 21, 2009 by Business Expert Press. 242 pages
Genres: Business & Economics.

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