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Corporate Compliance Systems: Could They make any difference?

Parker, Christine; Nielsen, Vibeke

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This article critically appraises the potential of corporate compliance systems to influence corporate behavior. The authors differentiate between the adoption of formal compliance management systems and the way compliance is managed in practice in business organizations by reference to scholarly literature and analysis of survey responses from 999 large Australian businesses about their implementation of competition and consumer protection law compliance systems. Their analysis shows that at...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorParker, Christine
dc.contributor.authorNielsen, Vibeke
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:09:39Z
dc.date.available2015-12-08T22:09:39Z
dc.identifier.issn0095-3997
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/29129
dc.description.abstractThis article critically appraises the potential of corporate compliance systems to influence corporate behavior. The authors differentiate between the adoption of formal compliance management systems and the way compliance is managed in practice in business organizations by reference to scholarly literature and analysis of survey responses from 999 large Australian businesses about their implementation of competition and consumer protection law compliance systems. Their analysis shows that at least some elements of compliance systems can translate into good management of compliance in practice. But management commitment to compliance values, managerial oversight and planning, and organizational resources are just as important.
dc.publisherSage Publications Inc
dc.sourceAdministration and Society
dc.subjectKeywords: Competition; Compliance; Consumerism; Corporations; Law; Management; Regulation Business regulation; Competition law; Complaints handling systems; Consumer protection law; Corporate compliance; Corporate compliance programmes; Corporate compliance systems
dc.titleCorporate Compliance Systems: Could They make any difference?
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume41
dc.date.issued2009
local.identifier.absfor180119 - Law and Society
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3966797xPUB63
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationParker, Christine, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationNielsen, Vibeke, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage3
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage37
local.identifier.doi10.1177/0095399708328869
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T10:21:15Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-59349098581
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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