Background Note | HBS Case Collection | October 1991 (Revised December 1992)

Note on Corporate Governance Systems: The United States, Japan, and Germany

by W. Carl Kester and Robert W. Lightfoot

Abstract

Describes and compares the corporate governance systems commonly found in the United States, Japan, and Germany.

Keywords: Corporate Governance; United States; Japan; Germany;

Citation:

Kester, W. Carl, and Robert W. Lightfoot. "Note on Corporate Governance Systems: The United States, Japan, and Germany." Harvard Business School Background Note 292-012, October 1991. (Revised December 1992.)