Corporate Governance Matters (Paperback)
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The Definitive Guide to High-Performance Corporate Governance
Fully updated for the latest research, trends, and regulations, Corporate Governance Matters, Third Edition, offers comprehensive and objective information for everyone seeking to improve corporate governance--from directors to institutional investors to policymakers and researchers.
To help you design highly effective governance, David Larcker and Brian Tayan thoroughly examine current options, reviewing what is and isn't known about their impact on organizational performance. Throughout, they take a strictly empirical and non-ideological approach that reflects rigorous statistical and research analysis and real-life examples. They address issues ranging from board structure, processes, operations, and functional responsibilities to institutional investors, outside stakeholders, and alternative forms of governance.
New discussions of:
- Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) activity and ratings
- Stakeholder interests
- CEO activism
- CEO misbehavior
- Cybersecurity risks
Extensively revised coverage of:
- Executive compensation
- Leadership and succession planning
- Director recruitment, evaluation, turnover, and more
About the Author
David Larcker is James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting (Emeritus) at Stanford Graduate School of Business; Director of the Corporate Governance Research Initiative; and Senior Faculty, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance. David's research focuses on executive compensation, corporate governance, and managerial accounting. He has published many research papers and is frequently quoted in both the popular and business press. He received his BS and MS in engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and his PhD in business from the University of Kansas. He previously was on the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Larcker presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Wells Fargo Funds. Brian Tayan is a member of the Corporate Governance Research Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has written broadly on the subject of corporate governance, including studies and other materials on boards of directors, succession planning, executive compensation, financial accounting, and shareholder relations. Previously, Brian worked as a financial analyst at Stanford University's Office of the CEO and as an investment associate at UBS Private Wealth Management. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BA from Princeton University.