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Lehrveranstaltung wird online/digital abgehalten. Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Corporate Governance: Konzepte (Vorlesung) Concept Theories, Mechanisms and Future Developments

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Semester SS 2020
Home institute Prof. Dr. Erik E. Lehmann - Unternehmensführung und Organisation
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
Participants Master
Learning organization The aim of the course is to enable students to analyze and apply different concepts of corporate governance to different contexts. Theoretical perspectives will be examined and discussed and students will learn to understand and evaluate their impact on organisational performance. Of particular focus will be key governance theories, the role and influence of market and institutional mechanisms and future developments within the field. Overall, students should learn to use and interpret governance concepts as well as to apply them to different instutional, contextual and organisational settings
Performance record Final report due to 03.07.20
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird online/digital abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise Some Recommended Readings
Adams, R. B., Hermalin, B. E., & Weisbach, M. S. (2010). The role of boards of directors in corporate governance: A conceptual framework and survey. Journal of Economic literature, 48(1), 58-107.

Audretsch DB and EE Lehmann (2011), “Introduction”, in: Audretsch/Lehmann (eds): Corporate Governance in Small and Medium-Sized Firms, Edward Elgar.

Audretsch, D. B., Lehmann, E. E., & Plummer, L. A. (2009). Agency and governance in strategic entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33(1), 149-166.

Colombo, M. G., Dagnino, G. B., Lehmann, E. E., & Salmador, M. (2019). The governance of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Small Business Economics, 52(2), 419-428.

Cunningham, J. A., Menter, M., & Wirsching, K. (2019). Entrepreneurial ecosystem governance: A principal investigator-centered governance framework. Small Business Economics, 52(2), 545-562.
Hart, O. (2011). Thinking about the firm: A review of Daniel Spulber's The Theory of the Firm. Journal of Economic Literature, 49(1), 101-113. (in particular pp 101-108)

Jensen, MC and WH Meckling (1976) : Theory of the Firm: Managerial behavior, Agency Costs, and Ownership Structure, Journal of Financial economics 3, 305-360.

Li, H., Terjesen, S., & Umans, T. (2018). Corporate governance in entrepreneurial firms: a systematic review and research agenda. Small Business Economics, 1-32.

Filatotchev, I., Poulsen, A., & Bell, R. G. (2019). Corporate governance of a multinational enterprise: Firm, industry and institutional perspectives. Journal of Corporate Finance, 57, 1-8.
Miscellanea Lecturer: Prof. Dr. James Cunningham
As the number of places is limited, please apply via Digicampus.



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Fields of study


• Different theoretical concepts of corporate governance
• Corporate governance mechanmisms – roles of boards, top management teams, investors etc.
• Global corporate governance
• Future research directions for corporate governance

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Current number of participants 24
expected number of participants 25