A matter of trust : the practice of ethics in finance / by Paul Kofman and Clare Payne
By: Kofman, Paul.
Contributor(s): Payne, Clare.Publisher: Melbourne, VIC : Melbourne University Press, 2017Description: xviii, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780522871708.Subject(s): Ethics | Finance | Society | Finance industry
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||070.1 KOF 2017 (Browse shelf)||Issued||09/01/2019|
|Book||New Zealand||070.1 MAT (Browse shelf)||Available|
MONEY FOR NOTHING - REPUTATION, TRUST AND ETHICS: In the public eye -- A cause for distrust -- What price economic growth? -- Ethical positions. BETTER DAYS - THE SOCIAL CONTRACT: A move to professionalism -- Changing expectations of business -- Adjusting measures of success. SOMETHING SO STRONG - FOUNDATIONS OF TRUST: The roles and limits of regulation of legislation -- Good governance -- Individual accountability and self-regulation. THE TWIST - DUTIES: Duties and obligations -- Fiduciary duties -- Duties as an employer -- Duties to stakeholders. INTO TEMPTATION - CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: Knowing your conflicts of interest -- Classic conflicts in finance -- Managing conflicts of interest. ONE STEP AHEAD - EVOLVING CHALLENGES: Innovation - Fintech and P2P -- Brexit and the rise of China -- Reaching out to the unbankables. TAKE THE PRESSURE DOWN - ETHICS INFORMING PRACTICE: Ethical awareness -- Good practices -- Ethical leadership. CONCLUSION: Get it right the first time.
Examines ethics in finance, advising that without it the fabric of society unravels. Offers a guide to making everyday business decisions ethically, from conflicts of interest to the new challenges presented by technology.