Governance Failure and Iceland’s Financial Collapse

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Governance Failure and Iceland’s Financial Collapse

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dc.contributor.author Sigurjonsson, Throstur Olaf
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-09
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-09T12:42:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-09T12:42:48Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-09
dc.identifier.isbn 9788759384732
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8336
dc.description.abstract Currently, the corporate governance has the agenda of categorizing reality and thereby determining which systems are more effective and efficient in a given context. A question is posed; how has the internationalization of markets, liberalization, deregulation, and privatization adapted to rapid changes in traditionally based models of corporate governance? When corporate governance practices are exported from one country to another, they tend to be translated and customized to local practices before being adopted. The objective of this thesis is to examine this type of adaptation and explain the circumstances that led to a collapse of governance mechanisms, using Iceland as an example. en_US
dc.format.extent 280 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Samfundslitteratur en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PhD Series;19.2011
dc.title Governance Failure and Iceland’s Financial Collapse en_US
dc.type phd en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt11sep09 lbjl en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.idnumber 9788759384732 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2011 en_US


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