In the Netherlands, only limited research has been undertaken into the reasons for top manager dismissal. This book focuses on top management dismissal and the relationship with the performance of listed companies in the Netherlands. This book describes the historical developments in the field of corporate governance in the world and the Netherlands in particular. Besides that, it tries to focus on the differences between the corporate governance structures in the Netherlands and other countries like the United States of America and Japan. This book also describes the most common corporate governance disciplines in the world and also focuses on the relationship between performance and manager turnover in the Netherlands.