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Global Financial Crisis :: Sponsors & Hosts

Corporate Governance: An International Review
Editor: William Q. Judge, E.V. Williams Chair of Strategic Leadership & Professor of Strategic Management, Old Dominion University

Corporate Governance: An International Review (CGIR) is the premiere scholarly journal on international corporate governance. CGIR acts as a forum for the exchange of information, insights and knowledge based on both theoretical development and practical experience. It is committed to publishing rigorous and relevant research on corporate governance so that the practice of corporate governance can be influenced and improved throughout the world. The journal features a geographically dispersed, international group of reviewers and authors and is multi-disciplinary in scope with scholars from management, finance, accounting, economics, law, political science, and other disciplines. For more information, visit

Penn Lauder CIBER
Director: Mauro Guillén, Dr. Felix Zandman Professor in International Management, The Wharton School

The Lauder Institute is the institutional home of Penn Lauder CIBER, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to establish Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) at leading universities across the United States. Penn Lauder CIBER was established at the University of Pennsylvania in October 2002. Its mission is to provide the structure and opportunity to bring together key elements of the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania; to advance internationalized business education, training, and research; and to provide seed money for new initiatives and innovative programs in areas critical to the advancement of the U.S. position in the global economy.

Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management
Director: Michael Useem, The William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management, The Wharton School

The intensifying competition for resources and demand for high performance are pressing firms to become more flexible, more results-focused, and more fast-acting. Companies are finding that such initiatives require able leadership, and the challenge for organizations and business schools alike is to help build effective leadership both in the next generation of managers and throughout the organization today. The mission of Wharton's Center for Leadership and Change Management is consequently to stimulate basic research and practical application in the area of leadership and change, foster an understanding of how to develop organizational leadership, and support the leadership development agendas of the Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania.

Wiley-Blackwell is the leading society publisher of business & management, economics, and accounting & finance journals, with more published articles and a higher proportion of citations than any other publisher. Wiley-Blackwell publishes more than 170 journals in these fields, working in close collaboration with many of the world's leading international organizations. The depth of the list combined with the publisher's links with large associations provides an unrivalled understanding of the communities surrounding these fields. For a full list of journals, visit

The conference sponsors wish to thank Wharton Executive Education for their assistance. Wharton's Corporate Governance program brings together some of today's top minds in business who offer a wealth of experience and guidance in areas that range from building foundational financial skills to executive compensation and CEO succession to best practices in corporate governance. Join other active board members from a wide range of industries for this practical, solutions-focused program that can greatly enhance your contributions to the board.