Professional Rich Internet Applications: AJAX and Beyond

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Wiley, Mar 19, 2007 - Computers - 565 pages
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Corporate Governance and Accountability, 4e provides readers with an up-to-date summary of the most recent developments in corporate governance.  Presenting a full discussion of corporate governance issues, the book adopts a holistic approach, taking the broadest view of the corporate governance agenda, including both theory and practice. The new edition is comprehensively updated and incorporates new codes of practice, policy documents and academic research.

  • Draws on the extensive and original research carried out by the author and demonstrates the close relationship between academic research and professional practice
  • Contains numerous contemporary illustrations and case studies, including a chapter dedicated to cases of corporate governance failure
  • Focuses on the relevance of corporate governance reform throughout the world and the need for global convergence
  • Highlights the importance of corporate social responsibility to companies, institutional investors and society as a whole
  • Questions for reflection and discussion
  • Chapters moulded around a one semester specialist module in corporate governance for students on any business-related undergraduate or postgraduate programme
  • Short case studies for discussion and debate
Jill Solomon currently is Professor of Accounting and Financial Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading.  

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Dana Moore is a division scientist with BBN Technologies and is an acknowledged expert in the fields of peer–to–peer and collaborative computing, software agent frameworks, and assistive environments. Prior to joining BBN, Dana was chief scientist for Roku Technologies, and a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories. Dana is a popular conference speaker, a university lecturer, and has published both articles for numerous computing publications, and books, including Peer–to–Peer: Building Secure, Scalable, and Manageable Networks and Jabber Developer Handbook. Dana holds a master of science degree in technology management from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor of science in industrial design, also from the University of Maryland.

Raymond Budd is a software engineer with BBN Technologies. He has designed, developed, and supported a variety of Web applications and other distributed systems in Java, Ruby, and Python. He has been published in several conference proceedings, such as the Eighteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, and journals, including Applied Intelligence. Additional areas of interest include knowledge representations, knowledge engineering, and distributed planning and scheduling. He received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Edward (Ted) Benson is a software engineer with BBN Technologies. His experience and interests include distributed programming frameworks, multi–agent systems, Web development, and knowledge representation. Ted has developed Web applications for several community groups and companies, and he has been published in IEEE conference proceedings on the subjects of distributed and multi–agent systems. He gradated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia with a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

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