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Author Perera, Shalini.

Title Corporate ownership and control : corporate governance and economic development in Sri Lanka / Shalini Perera
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Pub., [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 410 pages) : illustrations
Series Series on economic development and growth ; v. 6
Series on economic development and growth ; v. 6
Contents Introduction -- Corporate governance and economic development : the nexus -- Corporate ownership, control, and corporate governance -- The separation of ownership and control in Sri Lanka -- Determinants of ownership and control structures in Sri Lanka -- Controlling shareholder systems and corporate governance
Summary The governance of companies is of importance to developing countries due to the link between effective corporate governance and economic development. Ownership and control of public companies, except in the US and UK, are often in the hands of a few individuals, families or corporate groups and impact on corporate governance and economic development. Using Sri Lanka as an illustrative example, this book sets out the implications of corporate ownership and control structures on the governance of companies, and suggests a reform agenda to meet the challenges posed by such structures. Any analysi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Corporations -- Sri Lanka.
Industrial concentration -- Sri Lanka.
Stock ownership -- Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010044322
ISBN 9789812837486 (electronic bk.)
9812837485 (electronic bk.)