Financial Times Briefing on Corporate Governance
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Brian Finch has been Director of Business Development for large UK public companies, as well as co-founder and Finance Director of an SME retail business with substantial internet trading. By background an engineer and certified accountant, he has an MBA from the London Business School. He is the author of a number of books, including The Times Guide to How To Write a Business Plan 3rd Edition, (Kogan Page).
Good corporate governance practices are a crucial part of any successful business. Financial Times Briefing: Corporate Governance is a practical and accessible guide to everything you need to know about corporate governance: the key legal and regulatory points, current developments, discussion of the significant factors and an exploration of the link between corporate governance and business effectiveness.Whether youre a non-executive director, CEO, shareholder or auditor, the unique structure of this book will ensure that you get the targeted advice you need.
Its not written for an American audience,
This review is from: Financial Times Briefing on Corporate Governance (Financial Times Series) (Paperback)Corporate governance, it is a phrase that has taken on new meaning over the past couple of decades. A rise in scandals at prominent companies has given a whole new definition to corporate governance. It is still one of the most poorly defined words for investors, activists, and CEOs. Corporate governance is supposed to control how companies are run for the benefit of their shareholders. It is a way for shareholders to get information about the company, have input in how the company is run, and participate in the company through votes and meetings.
The Financial Times puts out a series of briefings every once in a while for the busy professional. They are designed to give practical knowledge, and real-world examples in a short amount of space. Brian Finch gives us a quick rundown of what is corporate governance, how it works, and ways to make it better. There are several problems with this book. It is for a British audience; any U.S. executive who uses this book will be in... Read more
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