Enhancing Board Effectiveness

Book Description

Enhancing Board Effectiveness seeks to examine the conceptualization and role of the board in a variety of contexts and articulate solutions for improving the effectiveness of the board, especially in developing and emerging markets. Enhancing Board Effectiveness with therefore address the following central questions:

  • To what extent is the concept and role of the board evolving?
  • What rights, powers, responsibilities and other contemporary and historical experiences can enhance the effectiveness of the board, especially in the particular contexts of developing and emerging markets?
  • What socio-economic, political, regulatory and institutional factors/actors influence the effectiveness of the board and how can the policies and practices of such actors exert such influences?
  • In what ways can a reconstructed concept of the board serve as a tool for theoretical, analytical, regulatory and pragmatic assessment of its effectiveness?

In examining this issues, Enhancing Board Effectiveness will investigate theoretical, socio-economic, historical, empirical, regulatory, comparative and inter-disciplinary approaches. Academics in the relevant fields of accounting, behavioural psychology/economics, development studies, financial regulation, law and management/organizational studies, political economy and, public administration will find this book of high interest.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Series Page
  4. Title
  5. Copyright
  6. Contents
  7. Foreword
  8. 1 Introduction: Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory, and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets
  9. PART I Board of Directors, Effectiveness, and Corporate Governance
    1. 2 Principles of Corporate Governance and Effective Boards
    2. 3 Codes for Boards of Directors: A Law and Morality and Organisational Differences Perspective
    3. 4 The Nature of Boards in Developing and Emerging Markets
    4. 5 Corporate Governance and Business Growth: Evidence From China
    5. 6 Board Effectiveness: Do Committees Really Matter? Evidence From Turkey
    6. 7 Individualism in Boards or Directors: Why Good Board Members Make Bad Decisions
    7. 8 Tone at the Top, Organizational Culture and Board Effectiveness
  10. PART II Institutions, Regulations, and Corporate Governance
    1. 9 Institutions and Board Effectiveness: Any Link? The United Kingdom, United States and Nigeria in Perspective
    2. 10 Club Theory and Directors’ Performance Evaluation
    3. 11 Corporate Governance Codes for Public Sector, Private Sector and Not-for-Profit Boards: Varied Rules and Structure or One Size Fits All
    4. 12 Reporting by the Companies: Development and Challenges
    5. 13 Director’s Selection, On-Boarding and Disqualification Process
    6. 14 Directors’ Duties and Accountability, Personal Liability and Lifting the Veil of Incorporation
    7. 15 Money Laundering, Tax Havens and Transparency: Any Role for the Board of Directors of Banks?
    8. 16 The Journey to Board Effectiveness: The Case of Indonesia
  11. PART III Issues in Improving the Functional Effectiveness of the Board
    1. 17 Board Roles in Business Groups and Multinational Enterprises in Emerging Markets
    2. 18 The Board in the Financial and Social Performance of Firms
    3. 19 Director Remuneration in Developing and Emerging Markets (DEMs): Issues, Challenges and Prospects
    4. 20 Board Composition and Diversity in Developing and Emerging Markets
    5. 21 Shareholders and Institutional Investment
    6. 22 Board Effectiveness and Regulation: Explaining the Deficit
    7. 23 Effective Boards in Developing and Emerging Markets: Looking Ahead
  12. List of Contributors
  13. Index

Product Information

  • Title: Enhancing Board Effectiveness
  • Author(s): Franklin N. Ngwu, Onyeka Osuji, Chris Ogbechie, David Williamson
  • Release date: March 2019
  • Publisher(s): Routledge
  • ISBN: 9781351689052