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Responsible Governance

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Evolving stories of governance and change are being written into the emerging custom and practice of all kinds of organizations today, whether they are global or domestic, startup or blue chip, corporate or government agency. Changing ways of ‘doing business’ are not new, nor is globalization of business, but the velocity and trajectory of both are rapidly accelerating beyond those seen in previous times. There are increasing concerns and challenges for the boards of directors and other governance systems and processes. They are intended to ensure good stewardship of the diverse organizations in the period following the global nancial crisis. Responsible Governance aims to challenge assumptions and present current debates for readers, grounding the critical issues or descriptions in relevant historical and social contexts as well as suggesting ways forward. Dr Tom Cockburn obtained his rst degree with honors from Leicester University, England, both his MBA and Doctorate were gained at Cardiff University, Wales. Tom is associate fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management and is currently director-policy for the Center for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global Business and a senior associate of The Leadership Alliance Inc., headquartered in Canada.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1 Provocations to a Debate
    1. Tom Cockburn, Khosro S. Jahdi, and Edgar G. Wilson
  8. Chapter 2 Governance and Agility in Product Development Organizations
    1. Graham Oakes and Martin von Weissenberg
  9. Chapter 3 Rebooting Corporate Governance in India: Understanding the Journey through Institutional and Regulatory Landscape to the Landmark Companies Act 2013
    1. Roopinder Oberoi
  10. Chapter 4 The Importance of Enterprise Technology Governance in Effective Corporate Governance
    1. Shafi Mohammed and Mark Toomey
  11. Chapter 5 Responsible Governance and Financial Accountability: International Perspectives for the New Era
    1. Carole Pomare and Tony Berry
  12. Chapter 6 Building Trust for the Internal Stakeholder—Governance Footprints within the Organization
    1. Kemi Ogunyemi and Belinda Nwosu
  13. Chapter 7 Corporate Governance and Voluntary Disclosure: A Study on the Banking Industry of Kazakhstan
    1. Rashid Makarov, Nurlan Orazalin, and Monowar Mahmood
  14. Chapter 8 Corporate Governance Disclosures and Firm Performance
    1. Christopher Boachie
  15. Chapter 9 Disaster Governance—Dealing with an Earthquake
    1. Colleen Rigby and Lindsay Fortune
  16. Chapter 10 The Role of Corporate Governance in Business Performance in Ghana
    1. George K. Amoako
  17. Chapter 11 Corporate Governance and Microfinance in Ghana: A Qualitative Insight of Key Stakeholders
    1. Robert K. Dzogbenuku and Vida A. P. Dzogbenuku
  18. Chapter 12 Multistakeholder Committee for Sustainable Innovation: Creating an Ethical Code in the Jewelry Business. The Experience of the Italian Ethics Committee of Color Gemstones (Assogemme)
    1. Alessandra De Chiara
  19. Chapter 13 Understanding Ethical Governance through the Principles of Responsible Management Education— A Literary Study
    1. N. Sivakumar
  20. Chapter 14 Postscript: Board Dynamics, Market Turbulence, Knowledge Asymmetries, and Long-term Structural Relationships
    1. Tom Cockburn, Khosro S. Jahdi, and Edgar G. Wilson
  21. Index