Corporate Governance and Growth Strategies

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written and edited by MIYAJIMA Hideaki
Publisher Toyo Keizai Inc.
ISBN 978-4-492-53389-5
Publication Date February 2017

Table of Contents

Introduction   Twenty Years of Corporate Governance Reforms in Japan

Part I   Evolution of External Governance and Corporate Behavior
Chapter 1   Bank-firm Relationship following the Emergence of Mega Banks
Chapter 2   Role of Foreign Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance in Japan
Chapter 3   Are Employee Stock Ownership Plans Workable?
Chapter 4   Short-sighted Shareholders and Classified Shares

Part II   Corporate Governance and Business Reorganization
Chapter 5   Empirical Analysis of Public-to-private Management Buyouts of Japanese Companies
Chapter 6   Out-of-court Debt Restructuring through Alternative Dispute Settlement
Chapter 7   Has Japanese Companies' Job-cutting Activity Changed?
Chapter 8   Diversification of Japanese Companies and Corporate Financial Policies

Part III   Effectiveness of Corporate Governance and Challenges in Governance Reforms
Chapter 9   Evolution of the Corporate Governance Arrangements and Presidential Turnovers
Chapter 10   Corporate Governance and Accounting Fraud
Chapter 11   Corporate Governance Reforms: Current and Future State
Chapter 12   Understanding Factors behind the Poor Performance of Japanese Companies

* This publication is in Japanese. An English translation is not available.