- Subject index
‘This collection of essays by a number of scholars from India and Europe addresses economic, political and social issues of great contemporary significance. The most attractive feature of the volume is the comparative and inter-disciplinary approach which gives it its distinctive orientation. Munshi and Abraham have held diverse but important themes together in an exemplary manner’
- Andre Beteille, Chairman, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata
‘This is an outstanding book on an issue easier talked about than acted upon. The editors have brought together in this rich volume a wide variety of essays which focus on India and Europe and clarify that it is necessary to contextualise good governance. The comparative perspective has the additional advantage of extending the analysis beyond the realm of the ...
Chapter 14: Good Corporate Governance in the Global Economy: What is at Issue?
Good Corporate Governance in the Global Economy: What is at Issue?
The study of corporate governance (CG) has been enjoying unparalleled attention over the last two decades. This recent surge in popularity, however, should not overshadow the fact that investigators from a variety of academic disciplines have long been concerned about how corporations are run, even if they have not formulated their analysis in terms of ‘corporate governance’. One thing that has been constant in the study of CG over the years, however, is controversy. Major disagreements permeate not only the positive (social science) analysis of how policies, institutions and models of CG function, but also the normative (ethical) analysis of how CG should be ...