[ 514CGRICOGU21 ] IK (*)Corporate Governance

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Workload Ausbildungslevel Studienfachbereich VerantwortlicheR Semesterstunden Anbietende Uni
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor 3. Jahr Betriebswirtschaftslehre Eva Wagner 2 SSt Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Anmeldevoraussetzungen (*)KS Fundamentals of Financial Management
Quellcurriculum Bachelorstudium International Business Administration 2021W
Ziele (*)The students have knowledge of the basic concepts of corporate governance and the theory of the firm. They are aware of the role of important governance characteristics (such as corporate ownership) and can evaluate how corporate governance affects managerial decisions and the financial performance of the corporation. The students understand how corporate social responsibility (CSR) is related to corporate governance. International comparisons and differences in corporate governance are emphasized throughout the course.
Lehrinhalte (*)The following topics will be covered:

  • Discussing the key economic features of corporate governance systems across different economies
  • Applying key theoretical approaches of the firm such as agency theory to corporate governance
  • Analyzing how corporate governance characteristics influence financial performance and managerial decisions
  • Highlighting the role of different ownership structures in general and of family ownership in particular
  • Shedding light on the role of stakeholders and corporate social responsibility (CSR) dimensions of corporate governance
Beurteilungskriterien (*)participation and presentations, Exam
Lehrmethoden (*)
  • Lectures
  • Reading of academic literature
  • Discussions
  • Students’ presentations
Abhaltungssprache Englisch
Literatur (*)Books (to be announced) and various research articles; readings will be provided for preparation and in class.
Lehrinhalte wechselnd? Nein
Teilungsziffer 40
Zuteilungsverfahren Zuteilung nach Vorrangzahl