Bad practices in industry need action not reports
- Reforming Corporate Governance. Nader, Ralph // California Management Review;Summer84, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p126
This article discusses methods for reforming corporate governance from organizational corruption. The author lists reports of corporate misconduct from "The Wallstreet Journal" which include offenses against shareholders, occupational hazards, and consumer mistreatment. The author discusses...
- Everyone Has a Role. Jhunjhunwala, Shital // Indian Journal of Corporate Governance;Jun2015, Vol. 8 Issue 1, pvii
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the roles of auditors, shareholders, and customers in the prevention of fraudulent financial reporting and corporate governance.
- Tyco in turmoil. // Contractor Magazine;Jul2002, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p7
Reports on the problems of the Tyco International company. Indictment of former Tyco chief executive officer Dennis Koslowski; Officials of the company who were involved in anomalies; Investigations being undertaken by the company to deal with its problems.
- The Role of Forensic Accounting in Solving the Vexed Problem of Corporate World. Owojori, A. A.; Asaolu, T. O. // European Journal of Scientific Research;Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p183
Several instances of corporate scandals and failure in resent past have put the professional accounting bodies into a new perception that goes beyond statutory audit and in some ways even the trend of corporate governance. This article discusses the concept, need and role of forensic accounting...
- Changing of the board. Penttila, Chris // Oregon Business Magazine;Jan2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p35
Focuses on the impact of corporate scandals on the selection of corporate board members in Oregon. Introduction of a legislation related to corporate corruption prevention; Reference to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; Requirements for financial reporting. INSET: RESOURCES..
- Minimizing Top Management's Corruption: Delaying Bonus Compensations. Galadari, Abdulla // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research;2011, Vol. 16, p8
In an imperfect world, it is very challenging to control corruption of top executives and boards of directors. The general rule is that members of the top management and boards of directors are compensated with large sums of annual bonuses, depending on the corporate financial performance of the...
- The Fraud Disconnect. Baker, Neil // Internal Auditor;Apr2007, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p38
The article deals with the responsibility of internal auditing for fraud prevention and detection. Internal auditors should ensure that the issue of fraud responsibility is addressed in the governance structure of the organization and its risk management activities. The three primary objectives...
- NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS AND PERCEPTION OF CORRUPTION. Samanta, Subarna K.; Sanyal, Rajib N. // Advances in Competitiveness Research;2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p89
This paper examines the relationship between a nation's economic competitiveness and the perceived level of corruption in the form of bribe taking in that country. In analyzing data from the World Competitiveness and Corruption Perception Index over four years for 51 countries, there is strong...
- Jeffrey Wigand: 'Don't call me a whistle-blower'. Birchfield, Reg // New Zealand Management;Aug2010, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p48
The article features U.S. Brown & Williamson former vice president of research and development Jeffrey Wigand who exposed the deadly tobacco governance practices. Wigand agrees that having a moral stance on immoral actions in the business sector should be encouraged by executives rather than...