Corporate Boards: Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk

Corporate Boards: Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk

Editor(s): Robert W. Kolb, Donald Schwartz

Published Online: 24 AUG 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405185851

Online ISBN: 9781444315882

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315882

About this Book

Corporate Boards: Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk deals with the highly timely topic of the Corporate Board and its relationship to risk, both in terms of its management and its creation.


  • Utilizes a multi-disciplinary perspective which draws on the fields of economics, law, business ethics, and corporate social responsibility
  • Features a range of topics including the role of corporate boards in overseeing increasingly complex risk management techniques and the ethical dimensions of corporate board behavior in managing risk
  • Of interest to students, scholars, and firm stakeholders
  • Explores how recent events have also shown that the members of Corporate Boards can be sources of risk

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: A Factual Basis

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  2. Part II: Is Risk Management by Corporate Boards Even Possible?

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  3. Part III: Board Structure and the Management of Risk

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  4. Part IV: Corporate Boards and the Management of Specific Risks

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    2. Chapter 10

      Entity-Level Controls and the Monitoring Role of Corporate Boards (pages 199–216)

      Professor Donna J. Fletcher, Professor Mohammad J. Abdolmohammadi and Professor Jay C. Thibodeau

  5. Part V: Corporate Boards, Risk Management, and the Ethical Firm

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