ECGR-688: Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Report a Broken Link



This course is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in corporate governance theory, research, and practice, including associated reporting and regulation. Students will become familiar with and critique the academic literature in the area, as well as develop their ability to integrate and synthesize topics in order to appreciate current debates and explore potentially fruitful avenues for development.

Required Readings


Week 1: Introduction to Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility


Week 2: The Corporate Governance Codes


Week 3: Corporate Governance Board Components


Week 4: Evolving Corporate Governance Models


Week 5: Building More Effective Boards


Week 6: Corporate Social Responsibility


Week 7: Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance


Week 8: Sustainable Development and Corporate Sustainability


Supplementary Readings


Week 1 Supp. Rdgs.


Week 2 Supp. Rdgs.


Brief overview of the Enron scandal with phone audios by traders that manipulated events.

Review of the WorldCom’s accounting fraud that was perpetuated by the CEO, CFO, and controller.

Canada
UK
US
OECD

Week 3 Supp. Rdgs.


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US

US
 

Week 4 Supp. Rdgs.


Week 5 Supp. Rdgs.


Week 6 Supp. Rdgs.


Week 7 Supp. Rdgs.