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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Published by: Kaplan Publishing UK Unit 2 The Business Centre Molly Millars Lane Wokingham Berkshire RG41 2QZ
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Page Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Theory of governance Development of corporate governance The board of directors Directors' remuneration Relations with shareholders and disclosure Accountability, audit and controls in corporate governance Corporate governance approaches Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance Internal control systems Audit and compliance Risk and the risk management process Controlling risk Ethical theories Professional and corporate ethics Ethical decision making Social and environmental issues Questions & Answers 1 29 35 67 79 91 103 117 135 147 163 185 205 223 245 257 269
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