Over the years, in the course of research into corporate governance and business systems, I have published many papers. A selection is collected here. Click on the title to open a pdf in a new browser window.
Research in Accountancy – a strategy for further work
Social Science Research Council, London, 1975
Accounts and accountability (or where to draw the bottom line)
Inaugural lecture from the Chair of Finance and Accounting, University of Hong Kong Supplement to The Gazette, Vol. XXXVI 6 March, 1989
The Board’s role in Strategy Formulation – some cross-cultural comparisons
Futures, Oxford, May 1994
Wielding Corporate Power - the ethics of corporate governance
The Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, 1996
Corporate Governance after Hampel
The Accountant, London, 1997
Good Practice in Corporate Governance – a background paper for the UN Development Programme
Republic of Korea, Soeul,1998
Directors deserve all they get
The Director, London, June 1999
The cultural context of information management
In Re-thinking Management Information Systems, W. L. Currie and R. D. Galliers, 2000
Why do we work the way we do?
The Director, London, July 2000
Auditing – profession or business?
Accountancy, June 2002
Oxford Management Myths
Oxford Magazine, Eighth week, Hilary Term 2006
Corporate governance – convergence?
Paper for the Chartered Secretaries International conference, Shanghai China, 2008
Twenty Practical Steps to Better Corporate Governance
Corporate Secretaries International Association, Geneva, March 2010
The Governance of Critical Risk
For AON Global, Hong Kong, August 2010
New Frontiers for Corporate Governance
CSJ, Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, January 2011
Re-inventing the Limited Liability Company
Corporate Governance – an International Review, Volume 19 Number 4, July 2011
Business Ethics is the Bedrock of Corporate Governance
Oxford University Press blog
posted 6 September, 2012
Business ethics begin in the boardroom
The European Financial Review, April/May, 2014
Wither Independent Audit?
OUP blog, March 2015
Why was the listing of China’s Ant Group dropped?
Blog post, January 2021
The Future of Corporate Governance
– A Personal Odyssey
Blog posts, May to July 2021
Corporate governance in Hong Kong and the rest of China
Blog post, October 2021
Corporate Governance Implications of Climate Change
Blog post, November 2021