Corporate Governance Models and Applications in Developing Economies

Corporate Governance Models and Applications in Developing Economies

Otuo Serebour Agyemang (University of Cape Coast, Ghana), Abraham Ansong (University of Cape Coast, Ghana) and Ben Kwame Agyei-Mensah (Solbridge International School of Business, South Korea)
Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 330|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9607-3
ISBN13: 9781522596073|ISBN10: 1522596070|EISBN13: 9781522596097|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522596080
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Virtually all developing, transitioning, and emerging-market economies are faced with one pressing concern at the moment: how to establish the groundwork for long-term economic performance and competitiveness in a diverse market. However, without the existence of good corporate governance in these economies, small enterprise will cease to exist in developing countries.

Corporate Governance Models and Applications in Developing Economies is a collection of innovative research that contributes to the better understanding of corporate governance models by documenting the structures, principles, tenets, case studies, and applications for the development of good business practices in developing economies. While highlighting topics including risk management, financial distress, and insider trading, this book is ideally designed for corporate managers, executives, economists, strategists, investors, shareholders, students, researchers, academicians, business professionals, and policymakers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Conflict of Interest
  • Customer Ownership
  • Employee Ownership
  • Environmental Reporting
  • Financial Distress
  • Insider Trading
  • Investor Behavior
  • Portfolio Diversification
  • Risk Management
  • Social Responsibility

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Otuo Serebour Agyemang is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance, School of Business, University of Cape Coast. He received his PhD from the University of Ferrara, Italy. He has presented and discussed research papers at several international conferences. In addition, he has chaired conference sessions on corporate governance in emerging economies. He is a member of the European Corporate Governance Institute and the Academy of African Management. His research interests are in the areas of Corporate Governance, Institutions, CSR and Business Ethics, and Financial markets. Some of his works have been published in reputable journals such as Society and Business Review, Corporate Governance, Management Research Review, Social Responsibility Journal, Journal of Global Responsibility, Journal of African Business, Accounting Research Journal, International Journal of Law and Management, Population Health Management among others. Further, he is an editorial board member of the African Journal of Corporate Governance and an ad hoc reviewer for several reputable journals. He has served on a number of committees and boards at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Areas of his teaching interests are Business Economics, Managerial Economics, Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and CSR, Financial Markets and Institutions, and International Finance. He has consulted for some rural banks in Ghana in the area of corporate governance.
Abraham Ansong holds a PhD from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He is presently the Head of the Department of Management at the same university. His research interests focus on corporate governance, business management, corporate social responsibility and entrepreneurship. He has published in several renowned journals such as Journal of African Business, Management Research Review, African Journal of Business Management, Social Responsibility Journal, among others. He is a member of the Institute of Directors-Ghana.
Ben Agyei-Mensah is a Chartered Management Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA) U.K Currently an Associate Professor at SolBridge International School of Business, Daejeon, South Korea. Research areas are: Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Management Accounting and Performance Management.