Chapter 2 Sources

Editor’s note: The following sources were consulted in the preparation of Chapter 2. Most of the websites are accessible to any reader. Stories in certain publications, such as The Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, require a subscription for access. The New York Times provides a limited number of archived materials per month to each viewer.


Annalisa Barrett, senior research associate, “It All Comes Down to the People in the Boardroom,” The Future of Corporate Reform, The Corporate Library, 2009.

Nathaniel Parish Flannery, research analyst at GMI, “Telenovela: Ongoing Board Accountability Issues at Mexico’s Televisa,” Forbes, June 9, 2011.

Nathaniel Parish Flannery, research analyst at Governance Metrics International (GMI), “New Survey Highlights Ongoing Corporate Governance Concerns in Latin America,” Sept. 27, 2011.

Kalpana Rashiwala, “Independent Directors at ATM Quitting,” The Business Times (Singapore), Sept. 17, 2007.

Aude Lagorce, “Notable Executive Pay Deals in Europe,” MarketWatch. May 14, 2009.

Ric Marshall, chief analyst, “Director Flags: Highlighting Shareholder Concerns,” The Corporate Library, 2010.

Michelle Quah, “Asia Needs to Improve Executive Compen¬sation Disclosure: Study,” The Business Times (Singapore), March 3, 2008.

Moulishree Srivastava, “Family Businesses Face Governance Challenges,” LiveMint, Sept. 21, 2011.

Pavan Kumar Vijay, “New Companies Bill Takes Ethics to a Newer Level,” DNA India, Dec. 30, 2011.

“The Basics of Corporate Structure,” Investopedia.

“Executive Pay in Europe: Pay Attention,” The Economist, June 12, 2008.

“Report Finds Over 40 Percent of the World’s Largest Public Companies Have Zero Women on Their Boards,” The Corporate Library, March 14, 2011.


“Bridging Board Gaps,” Study Groups on Corporate Boards blue ribbon panel, Columbia Business School and the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, 2011.

Corporate Governance Documents, including board responsibilities and best practices, Corporate Directors Forum.

Corporate Governance Watch 2010, annual survey, CLSA Asia Pacific Markets and Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA).

Independent Non-Executive Directors (A Search for True In-dependence in Asia), Asia-Pacific Office of the CFA Institute for Financial Market Integrity, 2010.

“Women on Boards: A Conversation with Male Directors,” Global Corporate Governance Forum, 2011.