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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
Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: Conclusions and Emerging Good Practices to Enhance Implementation of the Principles
January 1, 2009 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Recommendations to help companies and governments to overcome corporate governance weaknesses and support a more effective implementation of the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance.
Principles to promote good governance in the entire procurement cycle, from needs assessment to contract management. Also includes a checklist for implementing an integrity framework throughout the entire public procurement cycle and provides a map of risks that can help auditors prevent, as well as detect, fraud and corruption.
Provides principles-based guidance to assist professional accountants and their organizations in developing and implementing a code of conduct in a values-based culture.
Sets out a set of principles that can be applied to all public sector financial reporting whether related to budget setting, in-year monitoring, or the annual report.
This survey revealed that global business leaders expect finance professionals to take on a more strategic role. It also shows accountants will bring greater oversight and supervision in an increasingly global regulatory environment, and help organizations manage risk more effectively.
Identifies and discusses the key areas of governance in a not-for-profit organization and the responsibilities of the directors.
One of the 12 key standards for international financial stability used by the Financial Stability Board that form the basis for the corporate governance component of the Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes from the World Bank.
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