15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The module provides students with an understanding of systems of corporate governance worldwide, identifying significant differences in modes of governance regulation, provision of incentives for managers, market influences and employee representation. It will equip students to compare different systems and appreciate the impact of internationalisation on national governance systems. The module will require students to make use of a range of relevant material including textbooks, academic research and regulatory publications.

Staff Contact: Karen Hector
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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