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Innovative Accreditation Standards in Education and Training : The Italian Experience in Ethical Standards and the Impact on Business Organisation

By: Previtali, Pietro.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (134 p.).ISBN: 9783319169163.Subject(s): Auditing | Business planning | Economics | Educational tests and measuremen | EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Innovative Accreditation Standards in Education and Training : The Italian Experience in Ethical Standards and the Impact on Business OrganisationDDC classification: 379.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1: Organisational Theories and Models""; ""1.1 A Comparison of Organisational Theories""; ""1.2 The Classical Organisational Theories""; ""1.3 The Structural Contingency Theory""; ""1.4 Organisational Ecology, Resource Dependence and Transaction Cost Theory""; ""1.5 The New: Institutionalism and Compliance""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: The Ethical Challenge: An Italian Way Through Organisational Models and Theories""
""2.1 Ethics and the Responsibility of Legal Persons in Italy: The Legislative Decree n. 231/2001""""2.2 The CompanyÂ?s Responsibility and Organisational Models""; ""2.3 Compliance and Organisational Models: Rhetorical or Technical Requirement?""; ""2.4 From Compliance to Business Ethics""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: The Organisational Model and an Innovative Accreditation Standard in the Education Sector""; ""3.1 The Role of Education and Training in the Implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy""; ""3.2 Accreditation Procedures and Standards in the VET System""
""3.3 Organisational Model and Innovative Accreditation Standards in the Italian VET Sector""""3.4 Organisational Theory in Action: From New Institutionalism to Accreditation Systems""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4: Innovative Accreditation Standards: The Italian Experience in VET""; ""4.1 Research Background""; ""4.2 The Lombardy Region""; ""4.3 The Research Results""; ""4.4 Conclusions""; ""Chapter 5: A More General Consideration About Accreditation Standards: From VET to Health Systems""; ""5.1 Research Background""; ""5.2 The Research Results""; ""5.3 Final Considerations""
""Chapter 6: Further Applications of Compliance with Decree 231 and Anti-Corruption""""6.1 The Evolution of Compliance with Decree 231 as a Condition of Accreditation""; ""6.2 From Compliance with Decree 231 to Anti-Corruption""; ""6.3 The State of Play: From VET to the Education Sector""; ""6.3.1 Specific Control""; ""6.3.2 Other Controls""; ""6.3.3 Transparency""; ""6.3.4 Training""; ""6.3.5 Rotation of Executives""; ""6.3.6 Whistleblowing""; ""6.3.7 Code of Ethics""; ""6.4 Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Legislative Decree no. 231 of June 8, 2001""
""Chapter 1: BodiesÂ? Administrative Liability""""Section I: General Principles and Criteria for Attributing Administrative Liability""; ""Article 1 (Entities)""; ""Article 2 (Principle of legality)""; ""Article 3 (Succession of laws)""; ""Article 4 (Offences committed abroad)""; ""Article 5 (BodiesÂ? liability)""; ""Article 6 (The bodyÂ?s senior officers and organisational models)""; ""Article 7 (Persons subject to the direction of others and the bodyÂ?s organisational models)""; ""Article 8 (Separate liability on the part of the body)""; ""Section II: Penalties in General""
""Article 9 (Administrative penalties)""
Summary: ​The aim of this book is to examine how technical and institutional factors affect the responsiveness of public and private organisations to a change in accreditation standards, with specific reference to the vocational educational and training (VET) sector and ethical standards. In particular, the authors analyse the Italian experience regarding a new accreditation standard recently adopted in the Region of Lombardy. Although based on a national experience, this innovative approach to accreditation systems in the educational sector provides a more general framework of analysis of how ethics a
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""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1: Organisational Theories and Models""; ""1.1 A Comparison of Organisational Theories""; ""1.2 The Classical Organisational Theories""; ""1.3 The Structural Contingency Theory""; ""1.4 Organisational Ecology, Resource Dependence and Transaction Cost Theory""; ""1.5 The New: Institutionalism and Compliance""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: The Ethical Challenge: An Italian Way Through Organisational Models and Theories""

""2.1 Ethics and the Responsibility of Legal Persons in Italy: The Legislative Decree n. 231/2001""""2.2 The CompanyÂ?s Responsibility and Organisational Models""; ""2.3 Compliance and Organisational Models: Rhetorical or Technical Requirement?""; ""2.4 From Compliance to Business Ethics""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: The Organisational Model and an Innovative Accreditation Standard in the Education Sector""; ""3.1 The Role of Education and Training in the Implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy""; ""3.2 Accreditation Procedures and Standards in the VET System""

""3.3 Organisational Model and Innovative Accreditation Standards in the Italian VET Sector""""3.4 Organisational Theory in Action: From New Institutionalism to Accreditation Systems""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4: Innovative Accreditation Standards: The Italian Experience in VET""; ""4.1 Research Background""; ""4.2 The Lombardy Region""; ""4.3 The Research Results""; ""4.4 Conclusions""; ""Chapter 5: A More General Consideration About Accreditation Standards: From VET to Health Systems""; ""5.1 Research Background""; ""5.2 The Research Results""; ""5.3 Final Considerations""

""Chapter 6: Further Applications of Compliance with Decree 231 and Anti-Corruption""""6.1 The Evolution of Compliance with Decree 231 as a Condition of Accreditation""; ""6.2 From Compliance with Decree 231 to Anti-Corruption""; ""6.3 The State of Play: From VET to the Education Sector""; ""6.3.1 Specific Control""; ""6.3.2 Other Controls""; ""6.3.3 Transparency""; ""6.3.4 Training""; ""6.3.5 Rotation of Executives""; ""6.3.6 Whistleblowing""; ""6.3.7 Code of Ethics""; ""6.4 Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Legislative Decree no. 231 of June 8, 2001""

""Chapter 1: BodiesÂ? Administrative Liability""""Section I: General Principles and Criteria for Attributing Administrative Liability""; ""Article 1 (Entities)""; ""Article 2 (Principle of legality)""; ""Article 3 (Succession of laws)""; ""Article 4 (Offences committed abroad)""; ""Article 5 (BodiesÂ? liability)""; ""Article 6 (The bodyÂ?s senior officers and organisational models)""; ""Article 7 (Persons subject to the direction of others and the bodyÂ?s organisational models)""; ""Article 8 (Separate liability on the part of the body)""; ""Section II: Penalties in General""

""Article 9 (Administrative penalties)""

​The aim of this book is to examine how technical and institutional factors affect the responsiveness of public and private organisations to a change in accreditation standards, with specific reference to the vocational educational and training (VET) sector and ethical standards. In particular, the authors analyse the Italian experience regarding a new accreditation standard recently adopted in the Region of Lombardy. Although based on a national experience, this innovative approach to accreditation systems in the educational sector provides a more general framework of analysis of how ethics a

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