Monday, April 11, 2016
ARI Conference and Training in Korea
The Accounting Research Institute (ARI HICoE) in collaboration with several national (Persatuan Badan-Badan Berkanun Malaysia - PBBM) and international agencies (Institute of Public Enterprise India, Chullalongkorn University Thailand, Rikkyo University Japan and Dongguk University, Korea are organising the 3rd International Conference on Governance and Strategic Management (ICGSM) on 12-13 April 2016. With the theme "Sustainable Framework for Governance & Management Effectiveness" the conference will be held at the Dongguk University campus in Seoul, Korea. This international conference will provide an excellent opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information among researchers, academicians, practitioners and students. The conference is expected to provide meaningful findings and recent updates on the issues of strategic management and corporate governance especially those concerning risk management, accountability and integrity of the key players in the capital market.It is essential to focus on improving innovation, strategic management and transforming institutions in order to meet the challenges of the coming decades. Governance, transparency, predictability and accountability are key elements to establishing long-term domestic legitimacy of board members and authorities. Sustaining performance can only be reached by balancing economic efficiency and reasonable profits with public interests and investment needs. The proposed conference will address the issues and challenges that the business communities are facing in terms of governance, risk management, performance management, internal control and audit mechanism, corporate integrity and transparency, competitive environment, corruption and whistle-blowing. In addition to the international conference, ARI and PBBM are also organising a field trip and site visits for statutory bodies officers to meet and discuss with their counterparts in Korea. Today, the Malaysian group was hosted by the the Malaysian Embassy officers in Seoul Korea. Tomorrow, other participants will join them for the conference.