RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 767807839 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=802956 T1 Corporate Governance and the Global Financial Crisis International Perspectives. A1 Sun, William., Stewart, Jim., Pollard, David., PB Cambridge University Press YR 2011 SN 1283341816 9781283341813 9781139100915 1139100912 AB Over the last two decades there has been a notable increase in the number of corporate governance codes and principles, as well as a range of improvements in structures and mechanisms. Despite this, corporate governance failed to prevent a widespread default of fiduciary duties of corporate boards and managerial responsibilities in the finance industry, which contributed to the 2007-2010 global financial crisis. This book brings together leading scholars from North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East to provide fresh and critical analytical insights on the systemic failures of corporate governance linked to the global financial crisis. Contributors draw from a range of disciplines to demonstrate the severe limitations of the dominant corporate governance framework and its associated market-oriented approach. They provide suggestions on how the governance problems could be tackled to prevent or mitigate any future financial crisis and explore new directions for post-crisis corporate governance research and reforms.