|aA primer on corporate governance /|cby Cornelis A. de Kluyver.
|aNew York, NY :|bBusiness Expert Press,|c2009.
|ax, 242 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aCorporate governance collection,|x1948-0407.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 219-225) and index.
|aPart I. Corporate governance: the system and its purpose. Corporate governance: the link between corporations and society -- Governance and accountability -- The board of directors: role and composition -- Recent U. S. governance reforms. Part II. The Board's responsibilities. CEO selection and succession planning -- Oversight, compliance, and risk management -- The board's role in strategy development -- CEO performance evaluation and executive compensation -- Responding to external pressures and unforeseen events -- Creating a high-performance board. Part III. The future. Epilogue: The future of corporate governance -- Appendix A: Sarbanes-Oxley and other recent U. S. governance reforms -- Appendix B: Red flags in management culture, strategies, and practices -- Appendix C: Enterprise risk management: Questions for the board.