Ch 8: Stockholders & Corporate Governance

About This Chapter

Master stockholder and corporate governance concepts with this convenient online business chapter. The chapter's short lessons and quizzes offer you a quick way to review these topics for business exams, homework assignments, class projects and more.

Stockholders & Corporate Governance - Chapter Summary

If you need to review fundamental business topics related to corporate governance and stockholders, check out this series of bite-sized and engaging business lessons. As you progress through the chapter, you'll outline the roles of stockholders, officers, owners, stakeholders and officers. You'll also analyze a number of executive compensation trends. Work through the chapter at your own pace, and be sure to take the lesson quizzes and chapter exam. You can also print lesson transcripts and submit questions to our instructors online. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate stockholder powers and rights
  • Explain how stockholders go about promoting social and economic objectives
  • Describe the role of shareholders, officers and board of directors
  • Understand how owner, stockholder and stakeholder interests are ethically balanced by companies
  • Assess various executive compensation trends in the U.S.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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