Corporate governance and sustainability

Murray, Peter A. (2014) Corporate governance and sustainability. In: Contemporary strategic management: an Australasian perspective, 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd., Milton, Queensland, pp. 39-75. ISBN 978-1-118-36255-6

Abstract

Learning Objectives:

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

• understand the meaning and boundaries of corporate governance
• appreciate the significance of stakeholder management in the context of corporate governance
• acknowledge the implications of the separation of ownership and management in the modern organisation
• analyse the internal and external governance structure of
organisations
• comprehend the structure and major roles of governing
boards
• recognise the relationship between managers and governing boards, and assess how this relationship is related to strategic risk and corporate performance
• discuss current trends in corporate governance from a global perspective
• appreciate the value and importance of corporate governance in the public sector and the international arena
• evaluate how corporate governance is related to the sustainability of modern organisations.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Management and Enterprise
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 04:41
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 01:20
Uncontrolled Keywords: corporate governance; sustainability
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25010

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