Corporate Governance: A Review of Literature and Selected Bibliography
Corporate governance is today as important as public governance for the enormous economic powers at the disposal of corporations particularly the large ones. This laid credence to the huge attention the subject receives currently in all starters of human endeavours. The fall of corporate giants like Enron, Cadbury and others was the eye opener needed by the corporate world and the academia to pay attention to the subject. Intellectual discussions and indeed scholarly research in the field are going on daily at a geometrical rate. However, scholarly research must bring about improvement on existing knowledge. To achieve this, existing works has to be exhumed analysed, situated and processes to bring about new knowledge and or fresh ideas in order to advance knowledge and to improve corporate governance in particular and the corporate world in general. This paper therefore seeks exhume and analyse literature around the subject of corporate governance. In particular it addresses corporate governance, environment and society; it’s connection to globalisation; directors and regulation in Nigeria through literature.