Essays Tagged: "Corporate governance"

relevance of stakeholder analysis to society

garded when the cause is sufficiently noble and the intentions abundantly good; and that a voice in corporate governance need not be accompanied by risk. The popularity of this concept over the past 3 ... CEOs extol the importance of stakeholders, since by subscribing to stakeholder theory as a means of corporate governance, they send the following message to shareholders: "I realize you have an invest ...

(15 pages) 480 2 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Future of Business Ethics

ibility for economic and ethical performance of corporations - Business Ethics Articles - impact of corporate governance scandals on business ethics debateFailure in business ethics is a real threat t ... emselves against tomorrow's headlines? What will be the new "Gold Standard" for business ethics and corporate governance? How much further than legal minimum requirements for business ethics should co ...

(7 pages) 1910 2 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Senior managers can be rewarded as much for their contribution to organisational failure as for their contribution to organisational success. Discuss.

The issue of executive remuneration has continued to be the most headline grabbing corporate governance issue dominating the 2003 AGM season. In the past couple of years the media has ... vent their anger. Figures compiled by the Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), the corporate advisory group, show that more than 20 companies endured protest votes in excess of 20% ag ... tifiable, and numerous investor groups and professional bodies have publicly called for a change in corporate governance that allows this to occur. As a result executive payments are now intensely scr ...

(13 pages) 228 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airline Simulation Business Strategy

Table of ContentsCorporate Governance................................................................3External Enviro ... ..............19Financial Data Analysis Worksheets..........................................20-21I. Corporate GovernanceBaronsAir has a dynamic group of people in its management team. Each has their o ... anges to the schedule. Alexandra is also in charge of quality control and training, and handles the corporate social performance the head of the marketing department. Each week, when the mar ...

(16 pages) 627 2 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comparison of 5 Companies : Cisco, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, Harris

Corporate GovernanceWe have chosen the telecommunications equipment sector on which to make our anal ... Outsider) Chester MassariPresident CommunicationsDivisionSince 1999(Insider)Per KarlssonIndependent Corporate AdvisorSince 2002(Outsider)Dr. Walter E. MasseyPres. of Morehouse CollegeSince 1993(Outsid ... ormer Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase &CoSince 2002(Outsider)B. Kenneth WestSenior Consultant for Corporate Governance to Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fun ...

(17 pages) 449 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critical analysis of the financial systems in Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, the U.S. and Australia

ed Kingdom, or the United States, and the banking dominated financial systems of Germany and Japan. Corporate governance and financial systems play a big role on how financial systems operate. In the ... d Kingdom and the United States.To compare any given countries financial systems it is necessary to corporate finance and governance systems in each respective country. Corporate finance and governanc ...

(8 pages) 246 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002 and the Effect on the Business Environment

rtant piece of legislation since the 1933 and 34 securities exchange act, affecting everything from corporate governance to the accounting industry and much more. This law was in direct response to th ... ley is more than just another piece of legislation - it has become synonymous with a new culture of corporate accountability and reform1." The SOX, as it has come to be known, covers a myriad amount o ...

(11 pages) 936 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How can the corporations law in australia be changed to prevent another HIH collapse?

mation as to how the corporations law could be changed and whether the US approach to regulation of corporate governance after the Enron collapse is a more appropriate approach to reform of corporate ... is a more appropriate approach to reform of corporate governance regulation.Purpose of CorporationsCorporate structures in Australia are based on the member approach of corporate control. The achieve ...

(13 pages) 251 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Corporate Governance research paper

al.By people we mean board members, managers, workers, shareholders and other stakeholders (public).CORPORATE GOVERNANCECorporate Governance has become a typical issue at the moment and is attracting ... ations and society in general. This scrutiny was provoked by the Enron, World Com and Tyco scandals.Corporate governance is difficult to define because it potentially covers a large number of economic ...

(5 pages) 595 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE Reporting and Accounting Standard Lays Groundwork for Managing Corporate Social Responsibility

eir own right. How times have changed.With the entrance of the "stakeholder society": transparency, corporate governance, accountability, public rights - these are the new maxims of today. According t ... bility, public rights - these are the new maxims of today. According to the 1999 Millennium Poll on Corporate Social Responsibility, by PricewaterhouseCoopers, which surveyed 25,000 consumers, "Two in ...

(6 pages) 282 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corporate Social Responsibility leads to Profits

The Cola fiasco brings the issue of Corporate governance not being adhered will lead to affect the business severly. ResilienceBut the D ... . It was not perceived as other Chain Roop Bhansali fraud.Rating agency Crisil assigned the highest corporate governance rating --"GVC Level 1" --to Infosys Technologies.Earlier another rating agency ... Level 1" --to Infosys Technologies.Earlier another rating agency ICRA had also assigned the highest corporate governance rating to the software major. It had assigned a CGR1 rating to the corporate go ...

(2 pages) 282 0 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How and why do you think that corporate governance and the principles of transparency have moved up the public agenda?

Corporate governance gained immense importance subsequent to the Asian financial crisis in mid-1997. ... . Companies that used existing resources in an inefficient way and did not conform to international corporate management standards helped magnify the effects of the crisis in those countries. Corporat ... e begun to be the accepted norm throughout the world since the Asian crisis. The recent spate of US corporate failures and breakdowns in truthful accounting has undermined people's faith in financial ...

(1 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The strengths and weaknesses of the traditional budgeting

the best management team, continuous innovation, low costs, loyal customers, and high standards of corporate governance and control. The benefits of great business planning are obvious - better use o ... the use of resources, depending on the level of expenditure detail (e.g., fund, function, object) incorporated into the document.The line-item budget approach has several advantages that account for i ...

(6 pages) 422 1 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Corporation law

e company. They are subject to both general law and statutory law. It is a fundamental principle of corporate governance that the relationship between a director and the company is fiduciary in: Fitzs ...

(7 pages) 115 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Enron, WorldCom, HIH, Qantas NZ, etc-Corporate governance failure!

f the very first concerns of the recent international publicity has been stressed in the context of corporate governance failure since collapses and scandals occurred at some famed multinational firms ... med multinational firms like Enron, WorldCom, HiH, Tyco, Adelphia etc. over the past 2 years. These corporate events that took place in the range of worldwide has made globe stock markets suffered and ...

(12 pages) 510 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

'To what extent has corporate governance reduced the separation of ownership and control?'

'To what extent has corporate governance reduced the separation of ownership and control?'Corporate governance in its si ... n be defined as 'having good management to run a company'. (Financial Institutions, Intangibles and Corporate Governance, John Holland, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Journal, Vol. 14, Numbe ... d, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Journal, Vol. 14, Number 4, 2001, p. 13). Unfortunately corporate governance is not that simple, and includes much more than just 'good management'. Corpora ...

(11 pages) 168 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Research paper on Auditors' Legal Liabilities in Australia and China

iety, auditors in both developed and developing countries have played a vital role in enhancing the corporate governance of the companies and establishing the confidence of users of companies' financi ... users of companies' financial reports, especially investors . However, in recent years, while many corporate scandals and collapses, that were associated with auditors' fraud and negligence, have bee ...

(29 pages) 216 0 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a management model that promotes ethical conduct and values ... ltinational and smaller organisations are beginning to, or indeed already have taken the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) very seriously.With such high profile corporate disasters as E ... y served to elevate the public discussion about the requirement for higher degrees of financial and corporate governance transparency (Pieschek 2003). Environmental groups, the media, shareholders and ...

(1 pages) 255 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

One Page Summary of Yeo Hiap Seng Case Study.

nd largest food and beverage company in Singapore" by Ng Teng Fong's Far East GroupHindsight:Better corporate governance would have enabled Yeo Hiap Seng to pre-empt and manage family business conflic ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Assessing Corporte Culture: Walt Disney Corp.

IntroductionToday, we will be looking at the corporate culture of Walt Disney Company. Walt Disney Company has a very distinctive corporate cultu ... rkplace policies, hiring, training, business conduct guidelines, and ethical and legal standards.2. Corporate Governance - We are committed to governance policies and practices that promote thoughtful ... ronmentality - The Walt Disney Company is committed to balancing environmental stewardship with its corporate goals and operations worldwide.5. International Labor Standards - We are committed to the ...

(4 pages) 234 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies