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Accountants' TruthKnowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Matthew Gill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accounting is the language of business, increasingly standardized across the world through global banks and corporations: a technical tool used to reach the correct, unquestionable answer. ... More

The Balanced CompanyA Theory of Corporate Integrity

The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Muel Kaptein and Johan Wempe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This book provides a coherent overview of the most important theories and insights in the field of business ethics, together with a substantiated development of ethical norms and values with which ... More

Boards at WorkHow Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Boards of directors are coming under increasing scrutiny in terms of their contribution in monitoring and controlling management, particularly in the wake of high-profile corporate frauds and ... More

The Cadbury CommitteeA History

The Cadbury Committee: A History

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, better known as the Cadbury Committee, was set up in May 1991 to address the concerns increasingly voiced at that time about how UK ... More

Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Subramanian Rangan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Our quest for prosperity has produced great output but not always great outcomes. The list of concerns is growing and familiar. Fundamentally, when it comes to well-being, fairness, and the scope of ... More

Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of MarketizationHow Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization: How Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Helen Callaghan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815020
eISBN:
9780191853517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

When two parties quarrel, the third rejoices, according to a well-known proverb. This book highlights the role of rejoicing “profiteers” in political efforts to expand market-based competition. ... More

Contingent CapitalShort-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Michel Goyer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Corporate governance has become a major topic of interest for academics and policymakers in recent years. The advent of major financial scandals in the early 2000s (Enron, WorldCom, Ahold, Parmalat) ... More

Corporate GovernanceWhat Can Be Learned From Japan?

Corporate Governance: What Can Be Learned From Japan?

Simon Learmount

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269082
eISBN:
9780191719257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269082.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book explores current thinking on corporate governance by way of a detailed study of the governance practices of fourteen Japanese companies. The author of this book was granted extensive access ... More

Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Adrian Cadbury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Corporate governance has become a major issue in business over the last decade. The author of this book has played a central role in developing policies, good practice, and our understanding of the ... More

Corporate Governance and Firm OrganizationMicrofoundations and Structural Forms

Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Anna Grandori (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a new approach to Corporate Governance (CG) between and beyond, on one side, the agency and property right theory views, criticized for being too narrow; and, on the other side, the ... More

Corporate Governance and Labour ManagementAn International Comparison

Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and ... More

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More

Corporate Governance in Contention

Corporate Governance in Contention

Ciaran Driver and Grahame Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book addresses major modern controversies in corporate governance, clarifying the issues at stake and assessing the arguments for corporate reform. The main focus is on governance of the large ... More

Corporate Governance in IndiaChange and Continuity

Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Asish K. Bhattacharyya (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Companies Act 2013 (hereafter, the act) and the revised code of corporate governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), incorporated in Clause 49 of the Equity Listing ... More

Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political PartiesExplaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Roger M. Barker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The corporate governance systems of continental Europe have traditionally been quite different to those of the liberal market economies (e.g., the United States and the United Kingdom). Company ... More

Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work OrganizationSustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199681075
eISBN:
9780191761386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book explores the dynamic relations between corporate governance, employee voice, and the organization of work in the automotive supply industry. From research in three countries—Germany, ... More

Corporations in Evolving DiversityCognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Masahiko Aoki

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The 2008 financial crisis calls for a re-examination of the basic premise of the orthodox shareholder-oriented model of the corporate firm and its governance. This book tries to meet this challenge. ... More

Exporting the American ModelThe Post-War Transformation of European Business

Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Marie-Laure Djelic

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The author explores the convergent and divergent trends in the evolution of business systems and organization in Western Europe in the post-war period. She examines in ... More

Fair SharesThe Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This is a book about shareholders — who they are, what they own, how their composition and character has changed, and with it their relationship with the companies they own. It is also a book about ... More

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and LabourAn International Comparison

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel, Andrew Pendleton, and Sigurt Vitols (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a comprehensive, comparative treatment of the development of new investment funds (NIF)—private equity, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds—and their impact upon labour and ... More

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