Improving corporate governance in state-owned corporations in China: which way forward?

Miles, Lilian ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7224-757X and Zhang, Zhong (2006) Improving corporate governance in state-owned corporations in China: which way forward? Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 6 (1) . pp. 213-248. ISSN 1473-5970 [Article]

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Abstract

This article discusses corporate governance in China. It outlines the basic agency problem in Chinese listed companies and questions the effectiveness of the current mechanisms employed to improve their standards of governance. Importantly, it considers alternative means through which corporate practice in China can be brought into line with international expectations and stresses the urgency with which this task must be tackled. It concludes that regulators in China must construct a corporate governance model which is compatible with its domestic setting and not rush to adopt governance initiatives modelled on those in cultures which are fundamentally different in the hope of also reproducing their success.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
Item ID: 193
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Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2008 16:02
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2021 18:29
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/193

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