Corporate Governance (Intro)
What is corporate governance?
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Overview of Corporate Governance
Corporate governance concerns the procedures and mechanisms associated with administering a business entity. Principles of corporate governance include legal and ethical principles controlling the governance procedures and the conduct of those administering the business. This chapter focus on the corporate entity form. It will examine the internal stakeholders and their roles in the business entity. It will examine the theories of governance applicable to the corporate entity form, the duties and procedural requirements of those administering the business, and the methods by which stakeholders may enforce those duties. Lastly, the chapter will explore numerous laws, organizational requirements, and ethical standards that affect corporate governance practice.
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