Dr Amedeo Pugliese Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Highly publicised cases of corporate misconduct and concerns over the management of corporations
– Enron / Worldcom (US) – Parmalat (Italy) – Subprime Crisis (banks were hiding ‘bad mortgages’ in their accounts) and the Lehman Brothers dismissal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yipV_pK6HXw&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL – The National Australia Bank – The HIH bankruptcy
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The growing interest in corporate governance (ii)
Problems with the management of corporations – Use of resources – Actions – Provision of Information – Performance

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The ‘one billion dollar question’: is there any optimal corporate governance system? No, These systems co-exist, they arouse over time and in different periods some has proven to be more effective than others

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Corporate Governance systems worldwide
Anglo-Saxon Countries
Firm Size Ownership Structure Governance mechanisms Main Actors Weaknesses Large Highly fragmented External Management Short term orientation

Europe and East Asia
Small-Medium Highly concentrated Internal Controlling family Limited access to market

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