Regulating Non-Executive Directors in Australia: A Socio-Legal Approach
Young, Angus (2008) Regulating Non-Executive Directors in Australia: A Socio-Legal Approach. The Company lawyer, 29 (11). pp. 323-329. ISSN 0144-1027Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
Discusses the role of legislation and codes of conduct in influencing the behaviour of nonexecutive directors. Outlines the functions of a board of directors and considers the role of non-executive directors in particular. Traces the development of standards of skill required of non-executive directors both under the Australian Corporations Act 2001 and under common law. Questions whether these have brought about a real change in behaviour. Considers whether professionalisation of directorship could be more effective.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID15676. company law, Australia, Australian, codes of conduct, corporate governance; corporate legislation, non-executive directors, regulation of directors, professional performance, organisational behaviour, behaviour of managers, leadership, business ethics, Australian Corporations Act 2001, professionalism|
|Subjects:||Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for International Corporate Governance Research
FOR Classification > 1801 Law
FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
SEO Classification > 9499 Other Law, Politics and Community Services
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2011 02:35|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2011 02:35|
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