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Bhaskar, K., & Flower, J. (2019). Disruption in the Audit Market: The Future of the Big Four (1st ed.). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429270611

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de Taylor & Francis, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9780429270611/disruption-audit-market-krish-bhaskar-john-flower-rod-sellers

Focussing on the dominance of the Big Four auditing firms – PwC, EY, Deloitte and KPMG – this concise volume provides an authoritative critical assessment of the state and future of the audit market, currently the subject of much debate and the focus of significant government enquiries. Drawing on extensive research and a vast collection of evidence from interviews with insiders, experts and users, it explores the key issues of audit quality, independence, choice and the growing expectation gap.

Just as disruptive technologies are overturning other established sectors, this book explores their impact on accounting, financial reporting and auditing. It questions whether the Big Four-dominated audit market is prepared not only for the inevitable disruption of new technologies, but also the challenges of negative public perceptions, cynicism about regulation and demands for greater transparency.

In the context of increasing high-profile corporate failures, this book provides a compelling scrutiny of the industry’s failings and present difficulties, and the impact of future disruption. At this crucial time, it will be of great interest to students, researchers and professionals in accounting and auditing, as well as policy makers and regulators.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Routledge.

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McATEER, P. (2019). Sustainability Is the New Advantage: Leadership, Change, and the Future of Business. New York, NY: Anthem Press. doi:10.2307/j.ctvdtpgx2

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvdtpgx2

During the last 150 years, we have stressed the oceans, warmed the planet and overextended almost every natural resource. To create real change will require a generation of leaders and businesses that think and act differently. ‘Sustainability Is the New Advantage’ identifies the skill sets, best practices, and new ideas needed to teach a new generation to start, grow, and manage sustainable organizations.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Antem Press.

LIbro (ebook) de la semana

Esty, D. (Ed.). (2019). The Labyrinth of Sustainability: Green Business Lessons from Latin American Corporate Leaders. New York, NY: Anthem Press. doi:10.2307/j.ctvbqs9d0

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvbqs9d0

‘The Labyrinth of Sustainability’ offers the first comprehensive effort to analyze corporate sustainability systematically in the Latin American context—and to extract lessons for companies across the developing world. Featuring an introduction by the prizewinning author and Yale professor Daniel Esty, the book starts off with examining the “sustainability imperative»—the notion that businesses must work toward sustainability to be successful in today’s marketplace. The 12 chapters that follow present a collection of carefully developed and tightly framed case studies from companies across Latin America highlighting how they are addressing this imperative. Contributions from leading experts around the region bring a freshness and authenticity as well as a nuanced and grounded approach that make this volume a must-read for business leaders, government officials, non-governmental organization advocates, journalists and academics in Latin America and across the world.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Anthem Press.

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Cumming, D. & Hornuf, L. (Eds.). (2018). The economics of crowdfunding: Startups, portals, and investor behavior. Springer Link https://link-springer-com.uprrp.idm.oclc.org/book/10.1007/978-3-319-66119-3#toc

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la bases de datos de Springer Link, https://doi-org.uprrp.idm.oclc.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66119-3

This book focuses on various types of crowdfunding and the lessons learned from academic research. Crowdfunding, a new and important source of financing for entrepreneurs, fills a funding gap that was traditionally difficult to close. Chapters from expert contributors define and carefully evaluate the various market segments: donation-based and reward-based crowdfunding, crowdinvesting and crowdlending. They further provide an assessment of startups, market structure, as well as backers and investors for each segment. Attention is given to the theoretical and empirical findings from the recent economics and finance literature. Furthermore, the authors evaluate relevant regulatory efforts in several jurisdictions. This book will appeal to finance, entrepreneurship and legal scholars as well as entrepreneurs and platform operators.    

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Palgrave Macmillan.

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Farver, S. (2019). Mainstreaming corporate sustainability : Using proven tools to promote business success. ProQuest Ebook Central https://www.proquest.com

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de Proquest Ebook Central, https://www.proquest.com/legacydocview/EBC/6036968?accountid=44825

Mainstreaming Corporate Sustainability is a practical guide to the leading tools and resources used to successfully integrate sustainability into a company’s corporate culture. Through the examples of companies from around the world, it provides an overview of the basics of any successful sustainability program, including the various international standards and performance frameworks that can be adapted to companies striving to improve their sustainability performance. These standards are summarized and explained in clear language and a conversational tone, allowing the reader to absorb what can be a complicated maze of resources. Used as the centerpiece for a popular corporate sustainability class taught on campus and online at Harvard University Extension School, as well as other universities around the U.S., this guide provides students and professionals alike with an overview of the most valuable management tools and resources available today. The second edition has been expanded with updated resources and a greater emphasis on climate change and reducing a firm’s carbon footprint. Mainstreaming Corporate Sustainability provides an understanding of the pitfalls and challenges of this ever-changing field. It helps the reader become adept at asking the right questions and speaking the language of sustainability professionals, providing guidance to become a leader in this important business arena. Recommendations for additional reading are provided throughout, allowing the reader to delve more deeply into the subject at any stage. Key Features • Provides step-by-step processes for building a corporate sustainability program from the ground up • Emphasizes environmental and social responsibility while providing tools to promote successful financial measurement and economic success • Includes key ingredients to enrich any existing sustainability program and prioritizes the various choices for action • Helps to identify risk and opportunity to create economic success when environmental and social challenges arise • Includes advice on stakeholder engagement and meeting communication challenges in today’s shifting business world • Describes how to develop strategies and systems management to promote successful transitions from inefficient operations • Provides key advice for supply chain management and meeting challenges of the value chain for multi-national corporations • Gives information about reporting and how to develop a clear and successful sustainability re-port • Supplies ideas for innovation, design, and marketing to promote responsible stewardship and successful customer relations • Offers a great balance between application of the tools/metrics/frameworks and the understanding of the philosophical underpinnings • Integrates the various elements of sustainability into a cohesive and systematic methodology that broadens how you will view corporate responsibility and the options available for addressing the pressing sustainability challenges facing our world • WAV offers teaching material for adopting professors—available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at the J. Ross Publishing website.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, J. Ross Publishing.