This volume grew out of a study group on corporate governance at the Research
Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) in 2002. The project was
motivated by a concern to take stock of the changes underway in corporate
governance in Japan. Our feeling was that the conventional understanding about
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After reading this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions: What are the powers granted to corporations by the states? How are corporations formed? What is the role of a director, an officer, and a shareholder? What are the duties of directors, officers, and shareholders? In what ways can a director, officer, and shareholder be held liable? What are the rights of directors, officers, and shareholders? What are mergers and consolidations?
After studying this chapter, you should understand: How exchange rates are quoted, what they mean, and the difference between spot and forward exchange rates; purchasing power parity, interest rate parity, unbiased forward rates, uncovered interest rate parity, and the international Fisher effect and their implications for exchange rate changes; the different types of exchange rate risk and ways firms manage exchange rate risk; the impact of political risk on international business investing.
Chapter 18 decribes international aspects of financial management. In this chapter you will understand how exchange rates are quoted and what they mean, know the difference between spot and forward rates, understand purchasing power parity and interest rate parity and the implications for changes in exchange rates, understand the types of exchange rate risk and how they can be managed, understand the impact of political risk on international business investing.
Chapter 43 provides knowledge of management of corporations. After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Recognize limits on the objectives and powers of corporations, describe the roles of the board of directors and various committees, discuss recent developments in corporate governance, adapt corporate governance rules to the close corporation.
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In this chapter you will learn: Learn the free market system and business; understand the role and responsibility of business in society; understand the primary goal of corporate governance; recognize that effective corporate governance is established through power sharing among all participants, particularly shareholders, boards of directors, and management;...
Chapter 3 - Corporate social responsibility. Learning objectives of this chapter: Understanding the role of big business and its responsible use of corporate power in a democratic society, knowing when the idea of social responsibility originated and the phases through which it has developed, investigating how a company’s purpose or mission can integrate social objectives with economic objectives,...
Chapter 6 "Corporate-level strategy: Creating value through diversification". After studying this chapter, you should have a good understanding of: The reasons for the failure of many diversification efforts, how managers can create value through diversification initiatives, how corporations can use related diversification to achieve synergistic benefits through economies of scope and market power.
Chapter 43 - Management of corporations. After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Recognize limits on the objectives and powers of corporations, describe the roles of the board of directors and various committees, discuss recent developments in corporate governance, adapt corporate governance rules to the close corporation.
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The intertwining of the Internet and the globalization of finance, corporate governance, and trade raises questions about national models of technology development and property rights. The sudden ability of hundreds of millions of users to gain access to a global communication infrastructure spurred the creation of new firms and economic opportunities. The Internet challenged existing institutions and powerful interests: Technology was global, but its economic and business development was molded in the context of prevailing national institutions.
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CONTROL , GOVERNANCE, AND FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURE
Corporate control means the power to make investment and financing decisions. A hostile takeover bid is an attempt to force a change in corporate control. In popular usage, corporate governance refers to the role of the board
Exxon Corporation CASE 2 Kao Corporation of Japan CASE 3 AT&T: Shifting Corporate Strategies in the 1990s Introduction The Concept of Resources in Corporate Strategy Alternate Routes of Corporate Strategy New Stages New Products and Industries Broad Types of Corporate Strategies Vertical Integration Related Diversification Building Synergy in Related Diversification Unrelated Diversification Corporate Strategies Compared More Attractive Terrain Growth Profitability Stability Access to Resources Physical Assets Technologies Expertise Sharing Activities Costs of Diversification Cost of Ignora...