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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. See the full overview.
Inspire, Implement, Assure—How Internal Auditors Can Leverage the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector
by Jim Pelletier, Managing Director, Institute of Internal Auditor’s American Center for Government Auditing and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 11, 2016
Public sector internal auditors can enhance their organizational governance by leveraging the guidance within the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector .
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IFAC-CIPFA Framework Receives Backing, Support from INTOSAIThe IFAC-CIPFA International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector has been welcomed by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions.
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | August 26, 2014
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Accountancy Age - August 16, 2016
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