Corporate Governance and Ethics

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, 2009 - Business & Economics - 448 pages
2 Reviews
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.

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

A very well written, with real life issue. it is good reading for people in management as well as professional students!

User Review - Flag as inappropriate



The Role and Responsibility of Business
Introduction to Corporate Governance 16
Chapter 7
Classroom Implications of this Book 22
Corporate Governance 28
Corporate Governance Structure 34
Determinants of Effective Internal Audit 243
Discussion Questions 249
External Auditors Roles and Responsibilities 252
External Auditor Responsibilities 255
Audit Committee Oversight of External
Auditor Independence 273
Audit of Defined Benefit Pensions 279
Discussion Questions 285

Chapter 10
Ethics Teaching in Business Schools 71
Ethics in Institutions of Higher Education
Summary 82
Chapter 11
Board of Directors Roles
Board Committees
Board Committee Roles and Responsibilities 117
Roles and Responsibilities of Management 152
Executive Compensation 159
Initial Adoption of Accounting
Financial Restatements 172
Tax Accounting 185
Regulatory Bodies Standard Setters
Regulatory Bodies
Securities and Exchange Commission 204
Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Best Practices 219
Internal Auditors Roles and Responsibilities 227
Internal Audit Outsourcing 236
Stakeholders Roles and Responsibilities 288
Institutional Investors 295
Key Terms 304
Roles and Responsibilities of Other
Financial Advisors 312
Summary 318
Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics
Corporate Governance in Private
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
Enhanced Business Reporting 415
Future of Financial Reporting 421
Summary 429

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

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.

Bibliographic information