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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

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