Corporate Governance and Ethics

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 16, 2008 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
This book is the first to present a comprehensive framework of the theory and practice of corporate governance and business ethics by focusing on the four cornerstones promoted by the AACSB. Readers will quickly gain an understanding of the main themes, perspectives, frameworks, concepts, and issues pertaining to corporate governance and business ethics from historical, global, institutional, commercial, best practices, and regulatory perspectives. Additionally, there is also complete coverage of all oversight functions of corporate governance.

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The Role and Responsibility of Business
Introduction to Corporate Governance 16
Chapter 7
Classroom Implications of this Book 22
Corporate Governance 28
Introduction to Business
Chapter 10
Internal Auditors Roles and Responsibilities 227
Trend and Relevance of Internal Auditors 231
Internal Auditors Role in Internal Control 238
Summary 247
External Auditors Roles and Responsibilities 252
External Auditor Responsibilities 255
Stakeholders Roles and Responsibilities 288
Roles and Responsibilities of Other

Ethics in Institutions of Higher Education 74
Summary 82
Chapter 11
Board of Directors Roles
Board Committees 96
Effective Corporate Boards 110
Notes 116
Board Committee Roles and Responsibilities 117
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Roles and Responsibilities of Management 152
Executive Compensation 159
Initial Adoption of Accounting
Financial Restatements 172
Tax Accounting 185
Regulatory Bodies Standard Setters
Securities and Exchange Commission 204
Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Key Terms 223
Stakeholders Roles and Access 316
Technology and Corporate Governance 323
Continuous Auditing 333
Key Terms 337
Corporate Governance in Private
Public Trust in NPOs 343
Governance Structure of NPOs 350
Internal Control in NPOs 356
Corporate Governance in Transition 361
Convergence in Corporate Governance 381
Corporate Governance in Multinational
Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance 395
Mutual Funds 298
Enhanced Business Reporting 415
Future of Financial Reporting 421
Summary 429
Index 435

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Zabihollah Rezaee is the Thompson-Hill Chair of Excellence and Professor of Accountancy at the University of Memphis. He holds CPA, CFE, CMA, CIA, and CGFM certifications. He is the author of Financial Institutions, Valuations, Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Statement Fraud: Prevention and Detection and has published more than 135 articles in a variety of accounting and business journals.

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