Power Plays: Can Power Dynamics Explain Changes in Corporate Governance Practices?
- How to Put People Back in Charge. van Gelder, Sarah // Yes!;Spring2012, Issue 61, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the power of corporation, constitutional amendments and transformation of corporations for the good of the community and ecosystem.
- ASX Corporate Governance Council consults on proposed third edition of Principles and Recommendations. Dulhunty, Sarah; Lewis, Corey // Keeping Good Companies (14447614);Nov2013, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p610
The article discusses the proposal of the ASX Corporate Governance Council to amend principles-based guidance for listed entities. Among the key amendments are on independence of directors, diversity policies and recognising and managing risk. Consultation is open for comment until the 15th of...
- Be aware of the three areas of exposure to executive risk. Pettit, Robert // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/21/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p23
Focuses on the complaints that corporate directors have acted in self interest with negligence and malfeasance. Changes observed on publicly traded companies; Areas of exposure faced by the officers; Importance of the basic fiduciary duties and corporate governance principles in business.
- Bitten by the Corporate Governance Bug. Haddock, Fiona // Global Finance;Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the reform of corporate governance in business enterprises in Asia. Financial statement reporting; Appointment of independent corporate directors; Financial and non-financial board independence; Shareholder rights and legal reforms; Management changes.
- Georgia Facilitates Majority Voting for Public Company Director Elections. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2008 Q2, Special section p1
This article discusses the July 2008 amendments to the Georgia Business Corp. Code (GBCC) that require Georgia public companies to adopt a bylaw requiring a majority vote standard in director elections. The amendments also confirm that the resignation of a director may be conditioned upon the...
- Director action. Greenwood, Ross // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/2/2003, Vol. 121 Issue 6388, p64
The best non-executive directors are powerful and independent voices. The non-executive directors who sit on our company boards have a duty to protect and improve the wealth of the shareholders they represent. Australian Stock Exchange's guidelines on corporate governance recommend that in order...
- Balance of Power. Daly, Ken // NACD Directorship;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p4
The article discusses the role of directors in corporate governance and in balancing the interests of shareholders and management and offers an overview of the 2012 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 honorees.
- A fix on the shareholder focus. Sargent, Joseph // Directors & Boards;Summer99, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p32
Discusses the shareholders' focus in corporate governance. Review of 1999 United States proxy season; Merger mania of the 1980's; Poison pills as antitakeover mechanism; Shareholder-friendly features; Binding bylaw amendments; US Financial Accounting Standards Board repricing proposal;...
- The role of the institutional investor. Minow, Nell // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 20 Issue 118, p10
Focuses on the role of the institutional investor in corporate governance. Insistence to management that it is vitally concerned with shareholder value; Most importance indicator of CEO capability; Role of the board; Criteria for director `independence'.