Board Committees in the USA Dissertation or Thesis by write123

Board Committees in the USA
A thesis that examines board committees of stock market listed businesses in the U.S.A.
# 105856 | 10,040 words | 59 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper explains that many of the corporate requirements came about because the Amex, the NASDAQ and the NYSE wanted to ensure the high quality management of the Board of Director committees. The paper then discusses how board committees are structured, which ones are the most important or significant and which ones are the most likely to be needed based on the type of company. The paper examines several types of board committees, including the audit, compensation, nominating, and other committees. The paper also examines the functions of members of non-profit Board of Directors.

Table of Contents:
Legal/Statutory Basis and Terms of Self-Regulation of Board Committees in the USA
The Board Committees in the USA
Audit Committees in the USA
Compensation Committees in the USA
Nominating Committees in the USA
Other Board Committees in the USA
Advantages, Disadvantages, and Problems of Board Committees in the USA

From the Paper:

"The standards are designed to show not only that the particular exchange is high quality, but also that it is safe and can be trusted . There is some difficulty with this right now because of the various scandals that took place in accounting firms such as Enron, and many of the changes that are taking place has to do with just such problems. Currently, the corporate governance requirements are a mixture of good governance and competition."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Abbott, L.J., Parker, S. and Peters, G. F., and Rama, D. V. (2004). Audit, non-audit, and information technology fees: Some empirical evidence [Electronic version]. Accounting and the Public Interest 3, 1-21.
  • Abbott, L. J., Parker, S., and Peters, G. F. (2004). Audit committee characteristics and restatements [Electronic version]. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 23(1), 69-87.
  • Abbott, L. J., Parker, S., Peters, G., & Raghunandan, K. (2003). The association between audit committee characteristics and audit fees [Electronic version]. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 22(2), 1-15.
  • Abbott, Lawrence, Susan Parker, and Gary Peters, 2002, Audit committee characteristics and financial misstatement: a study of the efficacy of certain blue ribbon committee recommendations", Working Paper, University of Memphis, Santa Clara University and University of Georgia.
  • Abramson, N. R., and J. X. Ai. 1999. Canadian companies doing business in China: Key success factors. Management International Review 39 (1): 7-35.

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