- Shareholder Passivity: A Viable Explanation for Corporate Governance Failures at Newscorp?
This paper investigates investor perspectives on why shareholders would remain passive despite economic incentives to address serious corporate governance failings at the company level. As such, the study addresses a current theoretical debate that questions investors' role in monitoring the companies they own, in ensuring their high standards of corporate governance and maximizing shareholder value....
Citation: Huppe, Gabriel A. and Priya Bala-Miller. 2012. Shareholder Passivity: A Viable Explanation for Corporate Governance Failures at Newscorp? Ottawa: Carleton Centre for Community Innovation. Available at http://www3.carleton.ca/3ci/3ci_files/Documents/Shareholder%20Passivity.pdf. Accessed on February 10, 2012.
Areas of Interest: Corporate Governance - Transparency, SRI/Responsible Investment, Theory - Shareholder