Leading from the top: directors who make the difference

By: Balasubramanian, N
Material type: TextTextSeries: IIM Ahmedabad business booksPublisher: New Delhi Random House Publishers India 2013Description: xiv, 304 p.: ill. Includes referencesISBN: 9788184003161Subject(s): Leadership | Corporate governance - India | Directors of corporations | Success in businessDDC classification: FP 658.422 Summary: Although corporations have been around for well over half a millennium, Corporate Governance as a distinctive field of study and specialization is of relatively recent origin. With corporate footprints escalating across industry and service sectors over different geographies around the world, governing the corporation has become an increasingly complex exercise. Professor Balasubramanian explains the three pillars of governance shareholders, the board and the executive management including the dynamics of managing board effectiveness through real-life case studies and interactive examples. The author aims to encourage dialogue about leading corporations in an ethical and sustainable manner. In the wake of corporations like Satyam, Sahara, SardhaSKS Microfinance, and National Spot Exchange making headlines for all the wrong reasons leading from the Top becomes essential reading for aspiring directors, budding professions, and the aware citizens.
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Although corporations have been around for well over half a millennium, Corporate Governance as a distinctive field of study and specialization is of relatively recent origin. With corporate footprints escalating across industry and service sectors over different geographies around the world, governing the corporation has become an increasingly complex exercise. Professor Balasubramanian explains the three pillars of governance shareholders, the board and the executive management including the dynamics of managing board effectiveness through real-life case studies and interactive examples.
The author aims to encourage dialogue about leading corporations in an ethical and sustainable manner. In the wake of corporations like Satyam, Sahara, SardhaSKS Microfinance, and National Spot Exchange making headlines for all the wrong reasons leading from the Top becomes essential reading for aspiring directors, budding professions, and the aware citizens.

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