Agency theory: Incomplete contracting and ownership structure

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As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book provides a comprehensive view of the shareholder–manager relationship and examines the current state of governance mechanisms in mitigating the principal–agent conflict. This book also offers informed suggestions and predictions about the future direction of corporate governance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCorporate governance
Subtitle of host publicationA synthesis of theory, research, and practice
EditorsH Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson
Place of PublicationHoboken
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780470499139
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2010

Publication series

NameRobert W. Kolb Series in Finance


  • corporate governance
  • managerial fraud
  • managerial negligence
  • managerial misconduct
  • shareholder wealth


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