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22 Jul 2022

Representation and governance in international organizations - Rapkin, Strand and Trevathan (2016) - Can international organizations be representative and democratic?

Text commentary - 7 pages - Political science

Due to all the problems associated with globalization, economic or financial crisis, and climates, the importance of international organizations such as the United Nations, or the IMF, has never been greater. As its name suggests, an international organization is made up of a collection of States...

18 Aug 2017

Governance and organized crime

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

Organized crime has over the years developed into a global problem with law enforcement agencies and nongovernmental organizations taking the initiative to stop activities carried out by these organized crime groups. Nongovernmental have also intervened in reducing the involvement of society into...

28 Sep 2016

Corporate governance, ethics, and success in business

Essay - 2 pages - Management

When seeking to define exactly what corporate governance is, it is likely that an individual will come across a number of terms and ideas all in a single sentence. For example, one website defines it as "a term that refers broadly to the rules, processes, or laws by which businesses are...

07 Apr 2016

Corporate Governance in U.K and Corporate Financial Performance

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

The issue of corporate governance and whether it affects the financial performance have for many rears been a center of curiosity for economic researchers. Researchers have been seeking to establish whether or not there is a direct relationship between these two forces in the corporate...

29 Sep 2015

Sports development and governance in Russia

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

Governing bodies happen to be an integral part of the industry of sports. Whatever governing body happens to be organized in some manner that allows it to accomplish its specified mission within the surroundings in which it operates. There exists inherent change within this process since the...

29 Sep 2015

Vinten's summation : Ethics and Corporate governance issues

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The aim of this paper is to provide a critical discussion of Vinten's summation of the whistle-blowing that “For one thing the whistle-blowing path is not easy, and the bee-sting phenomenon may often apply. One has only one sting to use, and by using it, may well kill off one's...

19 Nov 2014

Global Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Although equated to philanthropic activities, today's investment by corporations in pro-social programs seek to create a social impact beyond building customer loyalty. With the society experiencing a myriad of issues, among them environmental sustainability and health issues, assuming an active...

01 Aug 2013

Leadership, governance and sustainability: case study of GM

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

On July 10 2009, the firm went through Chapter 11 reorganization after the firm had filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 8th the same year. The government offered a loan to GM that would be converted into shareholding at the new firm which was formed General Motors Corporation. The sales of GM...

26 Dec 2012

Ethics and governance: On Apple Inc.

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Tim Cook wrote that any accident was deeply disturbing, and issues concerning working conditions was a cause of concern, and every year they inspected more factories, thus raising the bar for their partners and getting deeper into the supply chain, and added that they have made a great deal of...

05 Oct 2012

Corporate governance and ethical responsibility research paper

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

One of the top internal stakeholders within a hospital would have to be the actual doctors that run the day to day life of the patients. They make the ultimate decisions in split seconds that can save or lose the life of a patient. Doctors do make a lot of money but they can also be careless if...

24 Sep 2012

Employment at will doctrine: Law, Ethics & Corp. Governance

Case study - 4 pages - Business law

When thinking about privacy laws and the collecting of citizens' private information, there are certainly a few things that come to mind. First and foremost is the technology that helps us in so many facets of life and has brought us closer together, has also began to bring into focus the...

20 Aug 2012

How good governance has helped to transform Malaysia

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Since its independence in 1957, Malaysia experienced significant social and financial challenges. The initiatives of the nation's government did, nevertheless, enable Malaysia to become a major exporter of a number of products, and establish itself as a leading name in global industries like the...

16 Feb 2011

Governance and management of income: an empirical study in the Tunisian context

Dissertation - 49 pages - Accounting

Through this research, one can define the concepts and theories of management results in the first chapter. In the second chapter, it will address the impact of governance mechanisms on the management statement. Finally, it will address this problem through an empirical study in the...

10 Jan 2011

Global Governance

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The aftermath of the Second World War gave birth to the Bretton Woods Institutions. They determined the broad outlines of the international financial system and two organizations intended to work for the economic reconstruction of countries affected by war: IBRD and IMF. But before all that, it...

16 Feb 2011

Roland Perez - The diversity of corporate governance models in Europe

Book review - 5 pages - Management

1) The subject According to Roland Perez, Europe is characterized by a diversity of models for corporate governance (GE) and each model is suited to the geographical area or country. Due to the constant economic and societal transformations, the author shows us that we have witnessed,...

06 Jan 2010

Corporate governance and business ethics of Diageo

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

In spite of a global crisis, global businesses are reaching record profits like Exxon. In fact, businesses are more powerful than ever and the biggest ones are even wealthier than some countries (Leonard, 2008; Johnson et al., 2006). The power of these corporate influence policies and could...

27 Oct 2010

Corporate governance and the global financial crisis

Thesis - 6 pages - Finance

The first part of this report discusses the nature of corporate governance, its objectives and good practices. Issues around risk taking, board structure, remuneration or inadequate monitoring are tackled with the global Financial Crisis as a backdrop. The Organization for Economic...

06 Apr 2010

A model of contingent governance choice and performance in business process outsourcing: the effects of relational and process uncertainty

Tutorials/exercises - 12 pages - Business strategy

Business process outsourcing (BPO) is rapidly emerging as an imperative for competitive success in modern organizations. This study characterizes contractual coordination, or the mutual exchange of rights, and procedural coordination, or the relational norms and processes that facilitate mutual...

24 Feb 2010

Analytic paper on the current state of economic development and its system of governance in Somalia

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Somalia's recent history has been mired in protracted civil wars resulting in a corrupt and fragmented distribution of governance and power, with a lack of basic governance at central level. As a result, the insecurity and political fragmentation is extremely high and “the...

29 Sep 2010

Case study : CSR policy and corporate governance, Casino group, annual report 2007

Case study - 10 pages - Management

Sustainable development can be defined as 'trying hard to answer to the present's needs without compromising the capacity to satisfy the future generations needs'. Sustainable development has three pillars, the social aspect, the ecological aspect, and the economic aspect. In fact,...

12 Jul 2010

The presidential system of governance in United States

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

According to George Vedel former professor of public law, the presidential system of governance is a system of strict separation of powers. When viewed in this sense, the American political system appears to be the only example of a presidential system in the world. It is based on a strict...

17 May 2009

Starbucks France governance: Competitive environment analysis

Thesis - 2 pages - Management

“Corporate governance is the set of processes, customs, policies, laws and institutions affecting the way a corporation is directed, administered or controlled.” It is made to control the decision-making power of executives so they do not have as a matter of priority their own...

09 Jan 2009

Multi-level governance in the European Union

Essay - 5 pages - European union

The former French President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors, once stated that the European Union was an “unidentified political object”. This phrase highlights the complexity of the EU polity, which various theories have tried to capture and which has sparked controversy...

15 Jan 2009

Governance in the European Union: Policies

Essay - 9 pages - European union

The Common Fisheries Policy is one of the oldest policies entirely delegated to the European Community since it is part of the Common agricultural policy. Indeed, in the Treaty of Rome, agricultural products are defined as “the products of the soil, of stock-farming and of fisheries”...

16 Jan 2009

A recursive correlation between economy and psychology: A specific focus on the new corporate governance theory

Case study - 12 pages - Management

It has always been an intrinsic issue of economy: accused of being disconnected from individuals' reality, this science has been attacked for long times, by various researchers and experts, such as psychologists. And effectively, a plethora of arguments have been provided for integrating greater...

17 May 2009

Corporate governance and business ethics: Air France-KLM

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

Businesses have to publish their yearly Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSRR) for their stakeholders. CSRR is “the business contribution to the sustainable development goals. Essentially it is about how business takes account of its economic, social and environmental impacts in the...

15 Jan 2009

Institutional Failures of the Global Environmental Governance

Essay - 42 pages - Ecology & environment

Despite a great awareness of environmental questions from developed and developing countries, there is a degradation of environmental issues and an appearance of new environmental problems. This aggravation of environmental matters is due to the inefficient state of the global environmental...

15 Jan 2009

"Corporate virtue" strategies are more likely to cause "good governance" than stricter "compliance and control" regimes

Essay - 4 pages - Management

What is “good corporate governance”? And how an enterprise can achieve to have it? A number of writers and researchers gave their contribution to this subject. Nevertheless, some disagreements and conflicting points of view appeared among them. Indeed, some suggested that...

30 May 2009

Issues of governance and management in formulating and implementing distribution strategies

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

We are living in a world more and more concerned with corporate governance and corporate social responsibility which is an off shoot of what has happened in the past - corporations filing for bankruptcy and seeking protection under Chapter 11 as a result of questionable corporate...

15 Jan 2009

The prospects and limitations of a global governance of finance

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

In our modern societies, market mechanisms shape the modes of production and distribution of goods and services, particularly more and more through the financial sphere, “that part of an economy that links savings with investments through different instruments denominated in monetary...