YOUR SEARCH :
     Topic: Corporate Governance and Accountability (remove)

YOUR SEARCH PRODUCED 818 MATCHES.      PAGE 1 of 17    Items 1-50 of 818    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 NEXT »
Show 10 results per page


sort results by:   Best Match   Most Downloaded   Highest Rated   Publication Date

After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Author: Blinder, Alan S.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Penguin Books
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 231 views

With bracing clarity, Blinder chronicles the perfect storm of events beginning in 2007, from the bursting of the housing bubble to the implosion of the bond bubble, and how events in the U.S. spread throughout the interconnected global economy.

Click here for more

Earnings Management at Cadbury Nigeria Plc

Author: Ajai, Olawale
Product Type: Cases
Source: Lagos Business School
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 264 views

In December 2006 it was announced that Cadbury Nigeria Plc had overstated its accounts in 2005 and that consequently, Mr Bunmi Oni, the CEO and Mr Akadiri, the Finance Director had been sacked in Bournemouth, UK by Cadbury Schweppes UK.

Click here for more

Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy

Author: Martin, Iain
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 180 views

The collapse of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which had to be bailed out by the taxpayer in the financial crisis of October 2008, played a leading role in tipping Britain into its deepest economic downturn in seven decades. How on earth had a small Scottish bank grown so quickly to become a global financial giant that could do such immense damage when it collapsed? At the center of the story was Fred Goodwin, the former chief executive known as "Fred the Shred" who terrorized some of his staff and beguiled others...

Click here for more

Economics Students Demand an Education That Reflects Post-Crash World

Authors: Husnain, Mahim; Parekh, Rikin
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Guardian
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 356 views

Economics is more than growth and GDP but current teaching doesn't reflect this. Expanding economic thought is vital to equip tomorrow's leaders, writes the Post-Crash Economics Society.

Click here for more

What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider's Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences

Author: Mandis, Steven G.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 339 views

In What Happened to Goldman Sachs, Steven G. Mandis uncovers the forces behind what he calls Goldman’s “organizational drift.” Drawing from his firsthand experience; sociological research; analysis of SEC, congressional, and other filings; and a wide array of interviews with former clients, detractors, and current and former partners, Mandis uncovers the pressures that forced Goldman to slowly drift away from the very principles on which its reputation was built.

Click here for more

United Rentals (A, B)

Authors: Lorsch, Jay W.; Durante, Kathleen; McTague, Emily
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 188 views

In the spring of 2008, the recession had decimated United Rentals's core business, construction equipment rental. In addition, two of the company's former chief financial officers had been charged with securities fraud and other violations, by both the U.S. Attorney's office and the SEC. And the company was still dealing with multiple purported class action and derivative lawsuits that had been filed against it. It was during this time the board started looking for candidates both for the CEO and Chairman positions...

Click here for more

Dollars and Sense: The Implications of CEO Compensation for Organizational Performance

Authors: Davis, Shelley A.; DeBode, Jason D.; Ketchen, David, Jr.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 158 views

Crafting a compensation package for an organization's chief executive officer that will help the firm maximize its performance is a vexing challenge for a board of directors. Management theory offers boards several practical hints...

Click here for more

The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business

Author: McDonald, Duff
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Simon & Schuster
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 232 views

In this book, star financial journalist Duff McDonald shows just how, in becoming an indispensable part of decision making at the highest levels, McKinsey has done nothing less than set the course of American capitalism. But he also answers the question that’s on the mind of anyone who has ever heard the word McKinsey: Are they worth it?

Click here for more

Trust: The Unwritten Contract in Corporate Governance

Authors: Larcker, David F.; Tayan, Brian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 395 views

High-trust organizations are characterized by lower bureaucracy, simpler procedures, and higher productivity. Would shareholders be better off if companies had fewer controls and instead spent more time fostering trust?

Click here for more

A Real Look at Real World Corporate Governance

Authors: Larcker, David F.; Tayan, Brian
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Larcker and Tayan
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 411 views

A Real Look at Real World Corporate Governance takes a practical look at issues involving the board of directors, CEO succession planning, executive compensation, and accounting and internal controls.

Click here for more

In Search of Employee Ownership Plans in Mexico

Author: Zorrilla, Maria
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 266 views

After hearing so much about how employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) and other ownership plans in the U.S. transform companies, it seemed logical to think that other countries, like Mexico, should have similar incentive plans in place. This assumption, however, turned out to be incorrect....

Click here for more

Take-Aways on Employee Ownership from the Other Side of the Pond

Author: Beyster, Mary Ann
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 239 views

Take-aways from an international tour featuring the documentary film, “We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream.”

Click here for more

The Role of the Board in Employee-Ownership Governance

Author: Mathews, Anthony
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 292 views

One of the common misconceptions about employee stock ownership plan companies among the general public is that they are inefficient...

Click here for more

The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It

Authors: Admati, Anat; Hellwig, Martin
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 410 views

What is wrong with today's banking system? The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. The Bankers' New Clothes calls for ambitious reform and outlines specific and highly beneficial steps that can be taken immediately.

Click here for more

Diamond Foods, Inc. (A, B)

Authors: Srinivasan, Suraj; Gray, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 549 views

The Diamonds Foods, Inc. case describes the major accounting blow up at the company in late 2011 that was triggered by a report by Off Wall Street, a prominent short selling research firm...

Click here for more

Say on Pay at The Walt Disney Company

Authors: Gow, Ian D.; Ormazabal, Gaizka
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

[This document has not yet been rated] 567 views

This case focuses on the lead-up to Disney's 2012 annual meeting where Disney would face a vote on the compensation package of its CEO, Robert Iger...

Click here for more

Good Directors and Bad Behavior

Author: Prentice, Robert A.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 321 views

Because financial frauds are not uncommon, and CEOs and/or CFOs are most often directly involved in them, directors of public corporations should be constantly concerned with monitoring their officers' legal and ethical behavior...

Click here for more

Every Story Tells a Picture: Lessons from Cartoons on Corporate Governance

Authors: Wiid, Ria; Pitt, Leyland F.; Mills, Adam J.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 334 views

A theory of cartooning suggests that cartoons reflect public sentiment toward issues. As such, cartoons are a useful way of gauging and tracking public sentiment over time. This article uses a historical cartoon analysis to track public sentiment toward issues surrounding corporate governance. Specifically, it compares what cartoons reflected prior to the economic crash of 2008 and what they portrayed after.

Click here for more

Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies: Understanding the Game

Authors: Crittenden, Victoria L.; Crittenden, William F.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 285 views

Our research suggests doing business in an emerging economy is confounded by the fact that rules, regulations, and marketplace expectations of the home market do not apply. Governance is not just an oversight issue related to making the most appropriate decisions. Instead, responsible governance in emerging markets entails governing bodies understanding the characteristics of the unsettled environment in which the company is, or will be, operating.

Click here for more

Corporate Governance in Publicly Traded Small Firms: A Study of Canadian Venture Exchange Companies

Authors: Gordon, Irene M.; Hrazdil, Karel; Shapiro, Daniel
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 224 views

Most evidence regarding the determinants and effects of corporate governance practices is based on large firms. Herein, we explore these issues in the context of small publicly traded Canadian companies. We measure performance by two variables: quality of accounting earnings and financial performance. The results indicate that corporate governance does matter for smaller traded Canadian firms.

Click here for more

Global Diversity and Inclusion at Royal Dutch Shell (A, B)

Authors: Sucher, Sandra J.; Corsi, Elena
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 70 views

Royal Dutch Shell has been among the early players to implement diversity and inclusion policies in the 1990s, first in the U.S. and then globally. In May 2009, Peter Voser, CFO and soon-to-be CEO, wants to adjust the company's business, headcount, and cost levels to adapt to changing economic conditions after one of the worst economic downturns in decades...

Click here for more

Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience

Authors: Carroll, Archie B.; Lipartito, Kenneth J.; Post, James E.; Werhane, Patricia H.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Cambridge University Press
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 490 views

Today, it is expected that a corporation will be transparent in its operations; that it will reflect ethical values that are broadly shared by others in society; and that companies will enable society to achieve environmental sustainability as well as a high standard of living. As we enter the second decade of the twenty-first century, the social, political and economic landscape is once again shifting: the need for an informed public conversation about what is expected of the modern corporation has never been greater.

Click here for more

JP Morgan: Lessons Learned

Author: Sapp, Stephen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 682 views

Following the revelation of a US$2 billion loss on trading at JP Morgan’s chief investment office in London, the company’s board of directors is tasked with recommending changes to its risk management practices and corporate governance structure...

Click here for more

A Strategic Perspective on Bankruptcy

Authors: George, Bill; McLean, Andrew N.
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 1467 views

This case suggests that among certain stakeholders, bankruptcy has come to be viewed as merely a vehicle for corporations to circumvent their obligations.

Click here for more

Barclays Capital and the Sale of Del Monte Foods

Authors: Coates, John; Rose, Clayton; Lane, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 489 views

This case explores the reputational and legal issues that arise as Barclays Capital attempted to manage client conflicts by following established industry practice in the face of changing legal norms...

Click here for more

El Paso's Sale to Kinder Morgan

Authors: Coates, John; Rose, Clayton; Lane, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 481 views

On October 16, 2011, El Paso agreed to sell itself to Kinder Morgan for just over $21 billion. Shareholders filed suit, arguing that the process was tainted by conflict and that a higher price could be obtained...

Click here for more

Ethical Leadership and the Dual Roles of Examples

Author: Langvardt, Arlen W.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 391 views

Through the examples they set, leaders do a great deal to shape–for good or for ill–the culture of the organizations in which they serve. Employing as a jumping-off point a recent high-profile and multi-faceted scandal involving Penn State University and decision makers affiliated with it, this article explores a number of ethical decision making lessons to be learned from that scandal and considers how those lessons can be applied to a variety of decisions faced by corporate leaders...

Click here for more

Lehman Brothers’ Fall

Authors: Kakani, Ram Kumar; Singhania, Vasudha; Stack, Martin
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 521 views

This case describes the financial undertakings of Lehman Brothers Inc., which was once the fourth-largest investment bank in the world. On September 15, 2008, less than a year after the bank presented its largest profit ever, the world watched its decline...

Click here for more

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Authors: Erhard, Werner; Jensen, Michael C.
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 491 views

Behavior that lacks integrity leads to value destruction. Werner Erhard and Professor Michael Jensen analyze some of the common beliefs, actions, and activities in finance that are inconsistent with being a person or a firm of integrity.

Click here for more

First Quantum Minerals vs. Eurasian Natural Resources

Authors: Serafeim, George; Knauer, Andrew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 592 views

The case describes the battle between First Quantum Mineral and Eurasian Resources over mines in Democratic Republic of Congo...

Click here for more

Olympus and the Whistleblower President

Authors: Williams, Christopher; Takeshita, Seijiro
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 1009 views

The newly-appointed president and chief operating officer of Olympus Corporation of Japan was about to attend an emergency board meeting and needed to decide on a course of action. Since assuming the job in April 2011, the president had discovered evidence of corporate fraud on a large scale...

Click here for more

Sustainable Capitalism

Author:
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Generation Investment Management LLP
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 867 views

Ben Franklin famously said, “You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.” We have the opportunity to rebuild for the long term and an obligation to seize it. Sustainable Capitalism will create opportunities and rewards but it will also mean challenging the pernicious orthodoxy of short-termism...

Click here for more

Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse: Video

Authors: Hanson, Kirk O.; Jennings, Marianne M.
Product Type: Multimedia
Source: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Publication Year: 2012

[This document has not yet been rated] 459 views

Marianne Jennings, author of "Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse," talks with Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, about the issues that consistently arise in companies that have gotten into trouble...

Click here for more

What Does It Mean for an Executive to Make $1million?

Authors: Larcker, David F.; McCall, Allan; Tayan, Brian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford University
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 847 views

Executive compensation figures are not always what they seem...

Click here for more

Lehman Brothers and Repo 105

Authors: Mikes, Anette; Yu, Gwen; Hamel, Dominique
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 791 views

The case examines the economics of the off-balance sheet transactions Lehman undertook prior to the collapse, and highlights the corporate governance challenges in situations where firms face capital market pressure and market downturns.

Click here for more

Open Systems: Applying Diverse Employee Ownership Theories to Address Today’s Complex Challenges

Proceedings of 2011 Beyster Fellowship Symposium

Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: The Foundation for Enterprise Development
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 602 views

The ideas of employee ownership and various forms of profit sharing in corporations have been around for a long time. The shorthand proposition under study is this: If employees observe that they have a meaningful stake in the fortunes of the enterprise, they create value. More specifically, if they have a financial and emotional stake in the performance of the venture, then as individuals and as a workplace community they will raise the level of their performance and productivity.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Law and Policy

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1374 views

This reading collection contains suggested readings for the Aspen-UCLA Roundtable, Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm. More specifically, the readings on this page are focused on law and policy.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Corporate Governance

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1480 views

This reading collection contains suggested readings for the Aspen-UCLA Roundtable, Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm. More specifically, the readings on this page are focused on corporate governance.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Role of Corporate Law

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1466 views

This reading collection contains suggested readings for the Aspen-UCLA Roundtable, Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm. More specifically, the readings on this page are focused on the role of corporate law.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Shareholder Value

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

Faculty Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars [1 Faculty Rating] 1571 views

This reading collection contains suggested readings for the Aspen-UCLA Roundtable, Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm. More specifically, the readings on this page are focused on shareholder value.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Problems with Shareholder Primacy

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1557 views

This reading collection contains suggested readings for the Aspen-UCLA Roundtable, Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm. More specifically, the readings on this page are focused on the problems with shareholder primacy.

Click here for more

Gulf Bank: Re-Building a Bank

Authors: Busaba, Walid; Khokher, Zeigham; Safieddine, Assem; Mark, Ken
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 787 views

In December 2009, about a year after it suffered a crisis after clients walked away from massive derivative losses, Gulf Bank’s new chief executive officer is trying to changes the way Gulf Bank operates and is governed.

Click here for more

Rethinking 'Shareholder Value' and the Purpose of the Firm

Homepage

Author: The Aspen Institute CVSG
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1494 views

It is hard to single out a more consequential idea today than the following: the purpose of the business corporation is to maximize profits. While this assertion is first and foremost only an idea, it is clearly an idea with legs. In fact, for decades the "shareholder-centric" model of the firm has been the organizing principle of Anglo-Saxon style capitalism.

Click here for more

The Collapse of Lehman Brothers – How it Happened

Author: Boamah, Kwabena
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Swiss Management Center (SMC) University
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 655 views

This paper examines the Lehman Brother’s bankruptcy report and other news sources regarding the financial implosion to determine how such an investment company could fail and almost bring about systemic financial market collapse.

Click here for more

CEO Decision-making at Prairie Health Services

Authors: Wallingford, Valerie; Gritzmacher, Sharon
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 616 views

Rather than listen to the recommendations of division administrators who had spent considerable time researching potential software, the CEO seemed to be basing his selection of a new records management system on the personal relationship he had developed with sales representatives from one of the software firms.

Click here for more

One Acre Fund: Outgrowing the Board

Authors: Sherman, Eliot; Donnelly, Anne Cohn
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 695 views

A young international nonprofit social enterprise governed by friends of the founder grows rapidly and faces increasing demands...

Click here for more

Acme Life Science Tools: To Sell or To Stay

Authors: Lee, Moses; Goldstein, Amy
Product Type: Cases
Source: Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 816 views

This case highlights the pressures faced by entrepreneurs when they take outside funds and have a diverse set of stakeholders. It showcases a situation where the decision-maker must balance multiple interests while seeking a solution that is fair to all. It also challenges students to consider how funding and management decisions impact investors, employees, and founders.

Click here for more

Get Me Rewrite: What's Next for Murdoch's Media Empire?

Author:
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 524 views

Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of New York-based News Corp., has built a fortune on the scandals of others. Now, at age 80, Murdoch finds himself at the center of his own ever-widening scandal, one that threatens his hold on a $40 billion global media empire.

Click here for more

The Corporate Governance and Accountability Project

Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education's Corporate Governance and Accountability Project
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 1854 views

The Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education developed the Corporate Governance and Accountability Project with the goal of influencing prevailing models of corporate governance and theories of the firm, as they are understood and taught by business school faculty. Rebalancing the short-term/long-term focus of business will make it possible to bring a wider view to the role of business, one that encompasses both fiscal and societal well-being.

Click here for more

The Crisis at Tyco - A Director's Perspective

Authors: Srinivasan, Suraj; Sesia, Aldo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

[This document has not yet been rated] 991 views

In 2002, Wendy Lane had been a member of the board of directors at Tyco International a little more than a year when the company's CEO Dennis Kozlowski and other top executives were accused of fraud, which ultimately led to resignations, imprisonments, lawsuits, and SEC filings. In a short period of time Tyco lost 2/3rds of its market value. Many outside the company questioned the board's leadership and diligence. Lane, who had a successful career in investment banking before becoming a professional director, was caught in the firestorm.

Click here for more

YOUR SEARCH PRODUCED 818 MATCHES.      PAGE 1 of 17    Items 1-50 of 818    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 NEXT »

Search for
Teaching Materials