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Wirksame Führung und Aufsicht von öffentlichen Unternehmen

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner, International Center for Corporate Governance

  • Prof. Dr. Roland Müller

    Vice Chair, Board Foundation

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner, International Center for Corporate Governance

  • Prof. Dr. Roland Müller

    Vice Chair, Board Foundation

This book deals in three parts with the effective management and supervision of public companies: In the first part, Martin Hilb addresses the business dimension of Public Corporate Governance: the BoD as a design and controlling team. In the second part, Roland Müller presents the legal dimension of Public Corporate Governance and, using the example of the Principality of Liechtenstein. In the third part, Balz Hösly presents the political dimension of Public Corporate Governance.

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