Laura F. Spira

Oxford Brookes University

Emeritus Professor of Corporate Governance

Business School

Oxford

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Risk Management: The Reinvention of Internal Control and the Changing Role of Internal Audit

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 640-661, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Laura F. Spira and Michael Page
Oxford Brookes University and Portsmouth Business School
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Risk management, Internal control, Internal auditing, Corporate governance, United Kingdom

What Went Wrong? The Downfall of Arthur Andersen and the Construction of Controllability Boundaries Surrounding Financial Auditing

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
Yves Gendron and Laura F. Spira
Université Laval and Oxford Brookes University
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Arthur Andersen, Controllability boundaries, Financial auditing, Organizational controls, Regulation, Sensemaking

What Went Wrong? The Downfall of Arthur Andersen and the Construction of Controllability Boundaries Surrounding Financial Auditing

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Jul 2009
Yves Gendron and Laura F. Spira
Université Laval and Oxford Brookes University

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Arthur Andersen, Controllability boundaries, Financial auditing, Organizational controls, Regulation

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The Conceptual Underwear of Financial Reporting

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 489-501, 1999
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Michael Page and Laura F. Spira
Portsmouth Business School and Oxford Brookes University
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Accounting standards, Financial reporting, Metaphors

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Book Reviews

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 12, pp. 227-232, April 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Apr 2004
Bernard Taylor, Bob Tricker and Laura F. Spira
Henley Management College, Independent and Oxford Brookes University
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Audit Committees: Begging the Question?

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 11, pp. 180-188, July 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Nov 2003
Laura F. Spira
Oxford Brookes University
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Ethical Codes, Independence and the Conservation of Ambiguity

Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 301-316, July 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Oct 2005
Michael Page and Laura F. Spira
Portsmouth Business School and Oxford Brookes University
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A Jolly Good Lunch: The Evolution of the Role of the Non-Executive Director in the UK

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jun 2018
Judy Slinn and Laura F. Spira
Oxford Brookes University and Oxford Brookes University
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Non-Executive Directors; Corporate Governance; Cadbury Code

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Compare and Contrast: Perspectives on Board Committees

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 489-499, October 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Laura F. Spira and Ruth Bender
Oxford Brookes University and Cranfield School of Management
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Audit committee, remuneration committee, non-executive directors