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The Unaccountable & Ungovernable Corporation: Companies' Use-By Dates Close in.

9780415719124

The Unaccountable & Ungovernable Corporation: Companies' Use-By Dates Close in

Frank Clark and Graeme Dean with Matthew Egan

Routledge

2014

177 pages

$160.00

Hardcover

HD2731

The prologue's first sentence: "Increasingly, the modern corporation is unaccountable, ungovernable." Intended for advanced students and scholars of accounting, business, law, and finance, this book presents analysis and "make-over" ideas. The authors are accounting scholars affiliated with the U. of Sydney, Australia, and this study draws on their accounting and auditing experiences over several decades as well as reports of failed companies, takeover dilemmas, and employees left without payments for entitlements, among other materials. They contend that "the modern corporation, especially in its present holding/subsidiary form, may well be nearing its use-by date." ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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