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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
This report aims to identify new developments in the administration of central government that lead to better value for money: better services at lower costs for the taxpayers.
Resource that can be used by audit committees or those charged with governance around the globe.
Useful information for directors, shareholders and other interested in building and sustaining an effective board.
guidance to directors and officers to assess the effectiveness of a corporation’s indemnification as well as director and officer insurance programs.
Presents the findings of a study to measure workplace ethics in the financial services industry. According to the study, attitudes toward corruption within the industry have not changed for the better.
Attention to the company culture is a must following a compliance failure.
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.
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