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Corporate Governance and Ethics

Corporate Governance and Ethics
Author: Z Rezaee
ISBN 13: 9780471738008
ISBN 10: 47173800
Edition: 60517th
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
List Price: N/A

“The time has come for business schools—supported by AACSB International—to renew and revitalize their commitment to the centrality of ethical responsibility at both the individual and corporate levels in preparing business leaders for the twenty-first century.”—Ethics Education Task Force of the AACSB

The First Comprehensive Guide to a Critical Aaspect of Business Today.

In today’s global business environment, no business education is complete without a thorough understanding of—and commitment to—corporate governance and ethical conduct. This comprehensive primer will help you gain insight into the main themes, concepts, and issues relating to corporate governance and business ethics from historical, global, institutional, commercial, best practices, and regulatory perspectives.

With this book, you’ll gain insight into the responsibility of business in society; ethical decision making and how to practice it; how to be an ethical leader; and how to practice corporate governance. The three sections of the book inform you about:

  • The free market system and business

  • The importance of financial information to investors and the capital markets, and the emergence of corporate governance and business ethics practice and education.

  • The roles and responsibilities of participants in the oversight, managerial, compliance, auditing, advisory, and monitoring functions of corporate governance.

  • Emerging trends in corporate governance and business ethics education

Effective corporate governance assists management in better running its organization; promotes vigilant oversight by the board of directors; encourages shareholders to take an active role in monitoring their organizations; aids gatekeepers in fulfilling their professional duties; and improves public trust in the organization’s affairs and performance.

Covering all the oversight functions of corporate governance as well as state and federal laws, listing standards, and best practices worldwide, this book will prepare you to incorporate good governance and ethical conduct into your business career.