Advanced Introduction to Corporate Compliance

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Advanced Introduction to Corporate Compliance

9781035314713 Edward Elgar Publishing
David Hess, Everett E. Berg Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Business Law, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, US
Publication Date: October 2024 ISBN: 978 1 03531 471 3 Extent: c 156 pp
Providing a clear overview of compliance programs, David Hess explores not only their key features and how to implement them, but also the public policy issues related to their use in criminal and regulatory law enforcement. Hess uses research on behavioral ethics and organizational behavior to present insights into the implementation of compliance program elements and how to establish an ethical corporate culture.

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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.

Providing a clear overview of compliance programs, David Hess explores not only their key features and how to implement them, but also the public policy issues related to their use in criminal and regulatory law enforcement. Hess uses research on behavioral ethics and organizational behavior to present insights into the implementation of compliance program elements and how to establish an ethical corporate culture.

Key Features:

● Engaging and accessible writing style
● Analysis of the components of an ethical corporate culture
● Examination of the use of compliance programs in criminal law
● Discussion of the challenges facing Corporate Compliance Officers

The Advanced Introduction to Corporate Compliance is essential reading for academics and students in law, business and management, and business and behavioral ethics. Business leaders, compliance practitioners and legal professionals will also benefit from this foundational guide to corporate compliance.
Critical Acclaim
‘David Hess’ book is an essential read that provides detailed analyses of US and international compliance policies and a thorough exploration of the highly relevant field of behavioral compliance and corporate cultures. With its constructive yet critical tone, it’s invaluable for managers, lawyers, scholars, and students interested in compliance practice.’
– Björn Fasterling, EDHEC Business School, EDHEC Augmented Law Institute, France

‘Written by a leading compliance scholar, Advanced Introduction to Corporate Compliance is a valuable and comprehensive addition to compliance literature. It is an indispensable resource for those new to compliance and a concise “state of the field” for scholars and experienced practitioners. With its excellent introduction to compliance programs and commentary on advanced compliance topics it fulfills the promise of its title.’
– Jim Fanto, Brooklyn Law School, US

‘In this book, Professor Hess skillfully surveys the major issues driving compliance programs. He weaves together ethics and compliance issues into an insightful narrative that is thoughtful, easy-to-read, and useful for both the practitioner and academic. This is a must read for anyone who wants to better understand the compliance function in organizations.’
– Robert C. Bird, University of Connecticut, US
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