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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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In October 2015, CIMA and St Paul’s Institute jointly hosted an event which explored how business models can operate more effectively and overcome the misjudgements often provided by short-termism.
CIPFA International chair Ian Ball speaking at the CIPFA International Seminar in London.
Paul Kazarian, Chief Executive and Chairman of Japonica Partners, speaking at the CIPFA International Seminar in London on 7 July 2015, on the need for international standards and good public financial management, with reference to the Greek example.
Policy and research officer Pauline Schu introduces findings from a one-year global study into corporate culture and the drivers of organisational behaviour, conducted with support from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council.
Released by the Audit Committee Collaboration, this video succinctly explains a key Collaboration resource: "Enhancing the Audit Committee Report: A Call to Action."
The IIRC chief executive Paul Druckman talks to Public Finance International about the launch of the Public Sector Pioneer Network, which is intended to spread the adoption of integrated reporting.
Argues that by overrating shareholder value, management could focus too much on short-term stock price measures, given that outsized executive compensation often is fueled by stock options.
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March 17, 2016 - IFAC
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