Should Non-Executive Directors Know as Much as Managers?

Title: Should Non-Executive Directors Know as Much as Managers?
Authors: Brennan, Niamh
Kirwan, Collette E.
Redmond, John
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8133
Date: Apr-2016
Abstract: Information asymmetry – the difference between company-specific information available to management and what is presented to boards – is often considered an impediment to board effectiveness. In some cases, governance failures arise because information is deliberately withheld from boards. Most boards work well, however, notwithstanding the information gap between managers and non-executive directors.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Chartered Accountants Ireland
Keywords: Corporate governance;Boards of management;Information assymetry
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection

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