Watching the Watchers: Corporate Governance for the 21st Century
Robert A. G. Monks, Nell MinowISBN: 1557868662; 9781557868664;
Every day, companies are faced with dozens, even hundreds, of critical decisions concerning the allocation of resources, financial and organizational structure, and strategic directions. Who should make these decisions? And who should be held accountable for their consequences? Boards of directors are the "watchers" who govern the destines of today's corporations, and Robert Monks and Nell Minow have been watching over their actions for years. This book was written for the people who need to know the most about corporate governance - directors, managers, shareholders, anyone in business - by the people who may know the most about doing it right. "Watching the Watchers: Corporate Governance for the 21st Century" covers everything modern-day managers need to know about corporate governance. Monks and Minow examine what a corporation is and how to measure its performance. In separate chapters on the rights and responsibilities of shareholders, boards of directors, managers, and...