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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision-making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
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Q&A with IFAC President Olivia Kirtley and her perspective on issues facing today’s boards of directors.
Deloitte redesigning their performance management system
This paper presents a review of political economy studies focused on the quality of governance and, in particular, on the institutions that mould the policymaking process, influencing the risk of sub-optimal policy outcomes.
As part of ESRC’s seminar series on governance, CSR and SMEs in emerging economies, a conference on the subject took place in ACCA’s London headquarters on 19 November 2014.
In this interview IFAC’s senior manager Vincent Tophoff discusses the current review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and how they could be further improved. Please see pages 40 and 41.
Are You Getting All You Can from Your Board of Directors?
November 17, 2014 - McKinsey & Company
Veteran director David Beatty finds many boards wanting—and considers how to improve them.
A popular panel at the 2014 World Congress of Accountants in Rome explored the issue. Here are some of the ingredients that make up an effective modern audit committee.
March 26, 2015 - Accounting Today
March 23, 2015 - The Daily Star
March 18, 2015 - Daily Times
March 17, 2015 - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
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