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Author Psaros, Jim, author

Title Australian corporate governance : a review and analysis of key issues / Jim Psaros
Published Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : Pearson Education, 2009 [that is, 2008]
Frenchs Forest, NSW : Pearson Education, [2009]


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 MELB  658.400994 Psa/Acg  AVAILABLE
 MELB  658.400994 Psa/Acg  AVAILABLE
 MELB  658.400994 Psa/Acg  AVAILABLE
Description 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Practical and Theoretical Foundations of Corporate Governance -- 2. Does Corporate Governance Matter? -- 3. Major Regulatory Influences on Corporate Governance in Australia -- 4. The Role of the Board of Directors in Facilitating Corporate Governance -- 5. Company Directors: Statutory and Common Law Duties -- 6. The Audit Committee -- 7. Role of Other Board Committees -- 8. The External Audit Function and Corporate Governance -- 9. Code of Conduct, Risk Management and Share Trade Policies -- 10. National Models of Corporate Governance -- 11. Ratings of the Corporate Governance Practices of Australia's Largest Companies -- 12. Corporate Social Responsibility
Summary "In light of high profile collapses the appropriateness of the corporate governance practices of Australian companies has been widely debated in the popular and financial press. However, anecdotal evidence and opinion invariably dominate the reporting and discussion. It is suggested that investors and students need to be more critical of corporate governance practices, long before companies experience financial problems. While the sensational and critical press that follows company collapse puts corporate governance practices in the spotlight for a time, what is required is an in-depth and objective analysis of key issues"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Business studies (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-308) and index
Subject Accounting.
Corporate governance -- Australia -- Methodology.
Corporate governance -- Australia -- Evaluation.
Corporate governance -- Australia.
ISBN 9781442500259 (paperback)
OTHER TI Pearson etextbooks