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Companies shape enterprise risk management to fit their culture
North Carolina State University brings large and small companies together to talk about the enterprise risk-management programmes that fit their corporate cultures.
Published on April 11 2012
The most business-friendly countries off the beaten path
Small and mid-size companies looking for business-friendly markets overseas could check out a World Bank report that tracks regulatory reform efforts in 185 countries. Many of the top improvers are rarely found among up-and-coming economies.
Published on November 22 2012
Struggling European nations seen as more corrupt, report shows
Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perception Index shows that several countries in the Mediterranean region – including Greece and Italy for mainly financial reasons and Egypt for political ones – are seen as being more corrupt.
Published on December 06 2012
Ethical conduct is never out of vogue
As a CGMA designation holder, using your ability to assess the ethical context of every situation is part of your professional commitment.
Published on November 21 2012
Too many Australian, New Zealand companies face corruption risk with “blissful ignorance”
A string of bribery scandals and stricter enforcement of foreign and domestic anti-corruption laws is slowly raising awareness among Australian and New Zealand companies doing business abroad that they are at risk. But many remain in total denial, according to a Deloitte survey.
Published on October 19 2012
Succeeding in the CIVETS
Enviable growth and compelling demographics make Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa, together known as the CIVETS nations, markets to be reckoned with.
Published on January 31 2012
Adopting the Principles
The purpose of the Global Management Accounting Principles© is to support CEOs, CFOs and boards in benchmarking and improving their management accounting functions. The Principles provide a reference for all managem
How to become one of the world’s most ethical companies
US toy and game manufacturer Hasbro has been one of the world’s most ethical companies three years in a row. Being transparent and sharing its best practices is part of its culture of ethics.
Published on March 27 2014
Corruption remains a serious problem in BRICS, study finds
Emerging markets promise rising consumer demand, but many also harbour serious corruption risks. Find out how the BRICS fare on the 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index and get the rankings for other developed and developing nations.
Published on December 11 2013
How not to cut ethical corners as economic growth slows in emerging markets
After years of rapid growth, economies in some emerging markets have slowed, causing companies to lower their vigilance about fraud, bribery and corruption risks, according to EY research. But there are ways to better manage these risks.
Published on October 10 2013