Today corporations are confronted by a fundamental, sustainable and often rapid change of their economic environment. Amongst others, new opportunities and risks face corporations, the competitive situation changes from local to global markets with a higher degree of competition. As a result, new organizational forms such as strategic alliances, joint ventures, strategic networks, virtual organizations, and other forms of inter-organizational co-operations have emerged. In this new environment, corporate governance has become a pivotal success factor for a sustainable development, and effective management of complex institutional structures, and overcoming environmental changes. This edited volume raises important questions relating to governance in a multi-national environment and is divided in two main parts.
Christoph Lattemann/Sören Kupke (Eds.)