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Rules Are Not Enough : the Art of Governance in the Real World.

Author: Rupert Merson
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2010.
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Governance is receiving a lot of attention at the moment. In every recession and after every corporate collapse there's a determination to learn the lesson this time, so it's not surprising that corporate governance is again in the spotlight, and the usual questions are being asked. What is the role of the director? Should there be more, less or better regulation? How should remuneration of executives be set? To  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Merson, Rupert.
Rules Are Not Enough : The Art of Governance in the Real World.
London : Profile Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Merson
ISBN: 9781847652126 1847652123
OCLC Number: 727647399
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; 1 This book --
and the usefulness of governance; 2 Objectives; 3 Sources of finance; 4 People; 5 Stakeholders; 6 Rules and codes; 7 Performance measurement and management; 8 Values and culture; 9 Transparency; 10 Growth and complexity; 11 Structures and power; 12 Straight thinking about the future; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Notes and references.

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Governance is not just an issue for the select few running blue-chip companies: it is an integral part of management. Real managers who run real businesses, whatever their size, need to deal with the  Read more...

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