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Corporate Governance and Strategic Resource Allocation : The Case ...

By: Loh, Lawrence W. T; Venkatraman, N

Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-31)

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Boards as Normative Arenas : Corporate Governance and the Routines...

By: Ocasio, William

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-43); Supported by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the MIT Sloan School of Management

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Economic Espionage : Joint Hearing before the Select Committee on ...

By: United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Government Information

Comprend des références bibliographiques ; Microfiche de l'exemplaire de l'édition originale se trouvant à la Bibliothèque, Université de Sherbrooke

Forbin-Janson, Charles Auguste, comte de, 1785-1844 ; Forbin-Janson, Charles Auguste, comte de, 1785-1844 ; Film/Fiche is presented as orginally captured.

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Toll-Free Account Assistance to Taxpayers Is Professional and Time...

By: Gordon C. Milbourn III

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This report presents the results of our review of the Internal Revenue Service?s (IRS) toll-free telephone assistance program for account questions. The overall objective of this review was to determine whether taxpayers received quality service when calling the IRS Toll-Free Customer Service to ask an account-related question during the 2004 Filing Season. Specifically, we determined the quality of the service (taxpayer experiences) and the responses taxpayers ...

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Financial Reporting : Checklist for Federal Accounting, Reporting,...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990 and the Government Management Reform Act of 1994 require, among other mandates, that agencies? chief financial officers submit annual reports to their agency heads and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These annual reports are to contain audited financial statements of their agencies. The financial statements are to be presented in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The titl...

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Challenges to Restore Public Confidence in U. S. Corporate Governa...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: There was general agreement among the participants that the root causes of the accountability breakdowns are systemic in nature, complex, and will require leadership and alterations to the current models in each of the four interrelated areas to transition to an overall system that is more focused on protecting the public interest and, in that regard, accountability. They also agreed that considerable actions have been taken and/or proposed towards achieving tho...

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Chapter 7 Financial Reporting

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: 0701 GENERAL Financial statements are a key feature in financial reporting. They are a principal means of communicating accounting information to those outside an activity. Although financial statements may also contain information from sources other than accounting records, accounting systems are generally organized on the basis of the elements of financial statements (assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, etc.) and provide the bulk of the information for fi...

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Incorporate Cmmi with Corporate Governance Using Enterprise Softwa...

By: Tim Ruzbacki

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Before We Get Started… ... 15 years in process engineering and configuration management ... Helped create in-house CM system at GE Information Services ... Helped move GEIS to level 2 CMM ... Led global CMM Process Improvement effort at Ford Motor Company ... 3 years developing and directing an enterprise configuration management practice for a national consulting organization ... Frequent speaker on SCM and process improvement, including 2004 ACDM conference an...

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Financial Accounting Standards Board's Proposed Statement on Share...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: This letter is in response to the Financial Accounting Standards Board?s (FASB) March 31, 2004, exposure document on a proposed Statement, Share-Based Payment, an Amendment of FASB Statements No. 123 and 95, which addresses the accounting for compensation to employees in the form of equity shares, including stock options. The FASB?s proposed Statement would generally eliminate the ability to account for share-based services using the intrinsic method and would r...

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Greater Attention to Risk Management, Mission, Public Purpose, And...

By: Davi M. Dagostino

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Farmer Mac, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), was established to provide a secondary market for agricultural real estate and rural housing loans and to increase agricultural mortgage credit. In 2003, GAO reported that several aspects of Farmer Mac?s financial risk management practices had not kept pace with its increasing risk profile. First, Farmer Mac had $3. billion in off-balance-sheet commitments and other agreements that could obligate it to buy the...

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Reconstruction and Development Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By: The World Bank

Economics

Even six years since the Dayton Agreement, state-owned enterprises still dominate BiH's economy. While privatization laws and regulations have been in place in the course of the past four years, long delays in preparing Opening Balance Sheets (OBS), clarifying ownership questions, installing the necessary technical infrastructure for carrying out mass privatization, and insufficient government commitment have repeatedly postponed the privatization of large enterprises. C...

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Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance : What Went Wrong

By: Bernard Black

Economics

In Russia and elsewhere, proponents of rapid, mass privatization of stateowned enterprises (ourselves among them) hoped that the profit incentives unleashed by privatization would soon revive faltering, centrally planned economies. In Russia, the revival didn?t happen. We offer here some partial explanations. First, mass privatization is likely to lead to massive self-dealing by managers and controlling shareholders unless (implausibly in the initial transition from cent...

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Financial Safety Nets : Lessons from Chile

By: Philip L. Brock

Economics

In 1856 the Chilean Congress responded by creating a special mortgage giving clear rights in case of default to the lender. Property registries were set up to make information on sales, mortgages, and censuses readily available, and a statesponsored mortgage bank, the Caja de Credito Hipotecario, was established.1 The property registries helped to mitigate the information problem facing lenders, and the Caja became a monitor that could reduce the costs of lending by adhe...

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Credit Bureau Business Plan

By: U.S. Aid

Excerpt: The objective of USAID/The Pragma Corporation?s Access to Credit Initiative (ATCI) is to assist government policy makers and the private sector in making key investments in Ukraine?s legal, administrative, and financial infrastructure in order to develop ...

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Vietnam Food Safety and Agricultural Health Action Plan

By: The World Bank

Economics

Increased domestic and export market access to high quality food products is critical for the diversification of Vietnam?s agricultural sector and therefore essential for sustaining rural economic growth and reducing poverty. The growing importance of perishable foods requires increased attention to agricultural health and food safety issues to ensure international and domestic food market access. Improving food safety and agricultural health is in line with the main the...

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National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy : Meeting E...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This is the first volume of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) working document. After two months of nationwide consultations and debates on the earlier draft document, it was substantially revised, as comments and contributions received from stakeholders and government officials were incorporated. The volume specifies the broad strategic thrusts, targets, and instruments of NEEDS, charting the overall direction of change, the destination,...

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Aids and Health Strategy Options : The Case of Cote Divoire

By: J. Brunet Jailly

Economics

In this article we deal with two questions. The first can be stated as follows: To what extent are anti-AIDS measures consistent with other aspects of health strategy? The second relates to issues of equity: Are the choices revealed by an examination of the health strategy really ethical? The two questions are interrelated, because -- resources being limited -- equity demands that all the measures adopted be equally cost-effective. We will therefore begin by examining th...

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Capital Markets and the New Economy : Hearing before the Subcommit...

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Financial Services. Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

Includes bibliographical references; Banks and banking -- United States; Small business investment companies -- United States

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Applied Study No. 2 Financial Services and Environmental Health Ho...

By: Robert C. G. Varley

Economics

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This paper, directed toward technical professional staff in USAID who are responsible for designing programs and projects, advocates the use of microfinance institutions as an integral part of financing strategies for increasing water supply and sanitation coverage in urban and peri-urban areas. Policymakers and program designers in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and international financing institutions also may find much that is relevant to thei...

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The World Banks Global Hiv/Aids Program of Action

By: The World Bank

Economics

The world has been fighting the relentless march of HIV/AIDS for two decades now. While there have been significant victories in Brazil,Thailand, and Uganda in turning back the disease, it continues to infect more people every day, and further strain the ability of governments to care for, and treat, the millions already suffering from its debilitating effects.Today there are more than 40 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS. Over 15 million children?more than t...

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