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A Short Guide to Ethical Risk.

By: Rotta, Carlo Patetta, Mr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Short Guides to Business Risk: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012Description: 1 online resource (169 p.).ISBN: 9780566091735.Subject(s): Business ethics | Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects | Social responsibility of businessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Short Guide to Ethical RiskDDC classification: 658.4'08 LOC classification: HF5387 .R676 2010HF5387.R676 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 Ethics According to Economists; 1.1 Utilitarianism and Adam Smith; 1.2 Beyond Utilitarianism: Amartya K. Sen; 1.3 Ethics for Modern Economists; 1.4 Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility; 2 Ethics Applied to Economics; 2.1 Beyond Accumulating Wealth; 2.2 Qualifying the Characteristics of Ethics ; 3 The Roots of Ethical Uncertainty: A Change in Values; 3.1 The Superstar Culture; 3.2 Consequences of the Superstar Culture; 4 Ethical Risk and How to Manage It; 4.1 The Fraud Triangle Theory
4.2 Psychological Pressure to Achieve4.3 Opportunity; 4.4 Rationalisation; 4.5 Traditional Risk Theory Applied to Ethical Risk; 5 Areas on Which to Focus Efforts; 5.1 External and Internal Measures; 5.2 Spreading a Company Culture; 5.3 The Effectiveness of Corporate Governance Models; 5.4 The Study of Ethics; 5.5 Selecting, Attracting and Retaining "Ethical" Staff; 5.6 Fairness of Incentive Systems; 6 Company Functions Responsible for Monitoring and Overseeing Ethics; 6.1 Audit Committee ; 6.2 The Ethics and Compliance Department; 6.3 Internal Audit Department
6.4 Risk Management Function6.5 Strengthening "Ethical" Functions; 7 Tools to Make Companies More Ethical; 7.1 The Code of Conduct ; 7.2 Adopting a Whistleblowing Procedure; 7.3 Ethical or Compliance Programmes; 7.4 Support from Professional Associations; 8 Conclusions
Summary: Written by a professional with diverse international experience in auditing and fraud, this guide provides an overview of the most significant theories of ethics that have impacted today's business world. It identifies the risks arising from a lack of attention to ethics, particularly in relation to governance, due diligence, reckless business models and other activity that increases exposure to fraud and corruption.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 Ethics According to Economists; 1.1 Utilitarianism and Adam Smith; 1.2 Beyond Utilitarianism: Amartya K. Sen; 1.3 Ethics for Modern Economists; 1.4 Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility; 2 Ethics Applied to Economics; 2.1 Beyond Accumulating Wealth; 2.2 Qualifying the Characteristics of Ethics ; 3 The Roots of Ethical Uncertainty: A Change in Values; 3.1 The Superstar Culture; 3.2 Consequences of the Superstar Culture; 4 Ethical Risk and How to Manage It; 4.1 The Fraud Triangle Theory

4.2 Psychological Pressure to Achieve4.3 Opportunity; 4.4 Rationalisation; 4.5 Traditional Risk Theory Applied to Ethical Risk; 5 Areas on Which to Focus Efforts; 5.1 External and Internal Measures; 5.2 Spreading a Company Culture; 5.3 The Effectiveness of Corporate Governance Models; 5.4 The Study of Ethics; 5.5 Selecting, Attracting and Retaining "Ethical" Staff; 5.6 Fairness of Incentive Systems; 6 Company Functions Responsible for Monitoring and Overseeing Ethics; 6.1 Audit Committee ; 6.2 The Ethics and Compliance Department; 6.3 Internal Audit Department

6.4 Risk Management Function6.5 Strengthening "Ethical" Functions; 7 Tools to Make Companies More Ethical; 7.1 The Code of Conduct ; 7.2 Adopting a Whistleblowing Procedure; 7.3 Ethical or Compliance Programmes; 7.4 Support from Professional Associations; 8 Conclusions

Written by a professional with diverse international experience in auditing and fraud, this guide provides an overview of the most significant theories of ethics that have impacted today's business world. It identifies the risks arising from a lack of attention to ethics, particularly in relation to governance, due diligence, reckless business models and other activity that increases exposure to fraud and corruption.

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