corporate governance

 

Accounting Theory .

Assignment Information- Accounting Theory

“Good corporate governance contributes to sustainable economic development by enhancing the performance of companies in a way that considers a balance of social, environmental and economic factors.”

Required:

You are required to explain in a report for the Chair of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) the research evidence that exists to support or refute the above quotation in terms of any one of, or any combination of, social, environmental and economic performance. The discussion should make explicit reference to a theory (or theories) studied in Accounting Theory Unit in semester 2, 2015.

 

WORD COUNT: the body of the Report should not exceed 1500 words (+/- 10 per cent) (excluding title page, references and executive summary but including footnotes, endnotes and appendices). Please provide a word count on the cover sheet.

 

FORMAT

A report format is required for this assignment. In a report, the Executive Summary should provide an overview of the whole report, including any recommendations. This is a ‘thinking’ assignment and what is expected is the personal view of individual students’ based on research and the evidence that has been sourced. Further, an assignment which presents more quotes than constructive analysis and argument may be heavily penalised.

 

SUGGESTED REPORT STRUCTURE

  1. Title Page
  2. Contents Page
  3. Executive Summary (which provides an overview of the whole report)
  4. Introduction and Purpose
  5. Responses to specific task using appropriate headings and sub-headings
  6. Conclusion

 

  1. References
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