Corporate Fraud and Corruption

A Holistic Approach to Preventing Financial Crises

  • Authors
  • Maria┬áKrambia-Kapardis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Maria Krambia-Kapardis
    Pages 1-3
  3. Maria Krambia-Kapardis
    Pages 5-38
  4. Maria Krambia-Kapardis
    Pages 39-75
  5. Maria Krambia-Kapardis
    Pages 77-111
  6. Maria Krambia-Kapardis
    Pages 113-133
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 169-233

About this book


Recent large-scale corporate collapses, such as Lehman Brothers, Enron, Worldcom, and Parmalat, highlight the implosion of traditional models of fraud prevention. By focusing on risk factors at the micro level, they have failed to take into account the broader context in which external auditors operate as well as the crucial importance of such factors as corruption, organizational culture, corporate social responsibility, ethical values, governance, ineffective regulation, and a lack of transparency.

Corporate Fraud and Corruption engages readers by showing how evidence-based, multi-level micro and macro analysis of fraud risk and protective factors inform effective fraud prevention, in turn minimizing financial catastrophes. Krambia-Kapardis focuses on her own empirical research into the aetiology of fraud to showcase a holistic approach to fraud prevention. This book also features major case studies from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.


Forensic Accounting Corruption Fraud Prevention Financial Crisis Political Accountability Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Governance accounting banking business business finance corporate governance finance Fraud management trust

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-68081-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40643-9
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