A review of corporate governance research : an Irish perspective

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Title: A review of corporate governance research : an Irish perspective
Authors: Brennan, Niamh
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2962
Date: 2010
Online since: 2011-06-03T13:41:55Z
Abstract: This chapter provides an overview of corporate governance, with particular emphasis on governance research with an Irish perspective. Various definitions of corporate governance are examined, followed by a summary of the mechanisms of governance, both internal and external. The various theories applied in prior governance research are discussed. This is followed by a summary of prior empirical and other governance research. For reasons of space, only prior research with an Irish angle is reviewed. This is a fraction of the prior research on governance internationally, and governance researchers are encouraged to read more widely to obtain a more comprehensive view of prior governance research. The chapter concludes with some suggestions for further research.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
Keywords: Corporate governanceCorporate governance definitionsMechanisms of governancePrior governance research
Subject LCSH: Corporate governance--Ireland
Corporate governance--Research
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Hogan, F., Donnelly, P.F., O'Rourke, B.K. (eds.). Irish Business & Society : Governing, Participating & Transforming in the 21st Century
ISBN: 9780717149902
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection
UCD RePEc Archive Collection

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