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Routledge
28 June 2018
Economics of industrial organisation; Political economy; Corporate governance & responsibilities
Corporate governance failures are all too frequent and their patterns and outcomes seem avoidably familiar. This book examines the findings of behavioural finance and economics that are most relevant to governance problems, and suggests potential solutions that are best suited to real-world practice and circumstance.

There is a great deal of existing theory that claims to predict the causes and effects of poor governance, and provide solutions. However, the implementation of such measures seems to do little more than merely delay inevitable crises. This book develops a synthesis framework to examine the relative strengths and weaknesses of a behavioural versus deductive approach to understanding the failures of governance. It concludes with a discussion of how corporate governance theory may need to shift going forward, perhaps to include a `heterodox' ecosystem of theoretical paradigms.

This book will be of interest to students, researchers and practitioners concerned with corporate governance, economic theory and behavioural economics.
By:   Cameron Elliott Gordon (Adjunct Associate Professor Health Research Institute University of Canberra Australia.)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 159mm, 
Weight:   231g
ISBN:   9781138611399
ISBN 10:   1138611395
Series:   Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance
Pages:   152
Publication Date:   28 June 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Cameron Elliott Gordon is Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Research Institute, University of Canberra, Australia.

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