What Is Transparency?

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What Is Transparency? defines the concept of openness in every area of business, explaining its role in our global economy and revealing how transparency can be leveraged to give companies a competitive edge. Advantages include:


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Overview

What Is Transparency? defines the concept of openness in every area of business, explaining its role in our global economy and revealing how transparency can be leveraged to give companies a competitive edge. Advantages include:


  • Giving shareholders confidence in their company's profits
  • Open, accessible leaders who promote loyalty and productivity
  • Clearly defined policies, and goals that make a department run smoothly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071435482
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 2/20/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 0.21 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard W. Oliver (Nashville, TN) is an award-winning professor at the Owen Graduate School of Business and author of The Shape of Things.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Transparency : setting sights on a moving target 1
2 The opacity spiral : defiance, disclosure, and destruction 11
3 The transparency imperative 19
4 Transparency : top down and bottom up! 31
5 Watchdogs, whistleblowers, and the transparency police 43
6 Transparency : guiding light for the globe 51
7 Best practice : reaping transparency's rewards 58
8 Transparency in action : strategy and execution 69
Resources 79
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