Corporate Governance: One-tier versus Two-tier Boards

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Corporate Governance: One-tier versus Two-tier Boards
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Somebody asked me the other day for the differences between the two main corporate governance systems (1-tier and 2-tier boards) existing today as well as the way they're heading. I couldn't find a reasonably concise overview anywhere, so I created the summary below. Please note that the precise characteristics of any of these governance models depend on the jurisdiction of the company concerned, and the implementation in the company concerned. Also corporate governance systems are changing constantly to reflect changes in the way society sees corporations.

Source: 12manage.comCharacteristicsOne-tier Boards (also "Unitary model")Two-tier Boards (also: "Dual model")OrganizationOne-layered board structureTwo-layered board structureCompositionThere is only one single Board of Directors, composed out of both executive directors as well as non-executive directors. In the classic form, the executive directors used to (...) Read more? Sign up for free


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Corporate Governance
Summary
Forum
How Corporate Governance Affects the Financial Performance of Companies
How to Evaluate and Measure the Effectiveness of Corporate Governance Systems?
🔥CEO Duality
Challenges in Corporate Governance in Africa
Corporate Governance in Family Businesses
Gender Diversity (Women) in the Board of Directors
Why Should a Firm have Procedures and Policies?
Best Practices
🥇Internal and External Corporate Governance
🥈Agency Theory: Principal-Agent Problems
Corporate Governance: One-tier versus Two-tier Boards
Dealing with non-profit Board of Directors
Europe Reaches Agreement on Banking Supervisor: Curse or Blessing?
Corporate Culture Vis-a-vis Societal Culture
HR Involvement in CG
Corporate Governance and Strategy
Governance in Public Sector Organisations
Why the Interest in Corporate Governance Today?
Corporate Governance Aims
Culture and Corporate Governance
A Global Corporate Governance Body is Needed
Corporate Governance Rules and Ethics
Governance versus Management
Maintaining Creativity and Flexibility Despite of Corporate Governance Mechanisms
Corporate Governance and Compliance


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