INSEAD's research on corporate governance is multi-disciplinary and touches on different academic areas, mainly those of accounting, economics, strategy, finance and organisational behiavour. Here you can find publications written by INSEAD faculty, including books, edited volumes, working papers, case studies and academic journal articles.
The Market for Corporate Directors 2019
by Jose Luis Alvarez and Francois-Lucien Vulliermet, 18 December 2019
With this 2019 Report on Directors Job Market, the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre looked into the call for board renewal and the development of full time professional directors.
Women Don’t Mean Business? Gender Penalty in Board Composition
Organization Science 30(6):1270-1288 (2019)
By Isabelle Solal, Kaisa Snellman
New Research Shows The More Women On A Company’s Board, The More Market Value Is Lost
Governance of the Tata Group: In Pursuit of Profitability, Philanthropy and Power
by Massimo Massa, Ludo Van der Heyden, Kaikhushru (Kai) Taraporevala
Published: 31 May 2019
This case describes the Tata Group’s governance and the role it played in overseeing 150 years of growth of the Tata empire of companies. It illustrates how a business is affected and shaped by its governance, whether by family owners, and family or charitable trusts.
Leading a Board - Chairs’ Practices Across Europe
by S.Shekshnia, V.Zagieva (2019), Palgrave Macmillan
This book represents the first cross-country study of the work of board chairs in Europe. It includes unique data collected through interviews with almost 200 experienced board chairs and their key stakeholders – board members, CEOs and shareholders.
2018 CGIO Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Finalist
Academy of Management
"I Did It My Way: An International Analysis of Deviation from Corporate Governance Norms”
WITT M. A.
At the award ceremony, which took place at the Academy of Management’s Annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 12 August, the judging committee commented on “the depth of the case study, the scholarly argument and the insightful account explaining the rise and fall of Nokia”.
How to be a good board chair: the key to remember you're not the CEO
Harvard Business Review. 96(2) 96-105
SHEKSHNIA S. (March 2018)
Case StudyWells Fargo Bank, N.A.: The Fake Accounts Scandal by Smith N. C., McCormick E.
published: 29 Nov 2019
Case StudyBarry Callebaut (A): To Follow the Chair? by Smith N. C., Duke L., Soonieus R.
published: 26 Jul 2019