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Auditing the “Big 4” Accounting Firms Report

As the first few weeks of 2018 unfold, several high profile corporate scandals have already emerged with the role of auditors again under intense scrutiny; including Carillion in the UK, Colonial Bank in the US, and Satyam in India. Our … Continue reading

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Big 4 failing in critical areas of integration and inclusivity

Following the publication of the Maturity Institute’s recent report on the Big 4 accounting firms (see The Accountant’s review), MI sent an open letter to the senior partners, asking them to justify their current business models in terms of Total … Continue reading

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MI to audit ‘Big 4’ behaviours and practices

As the world’s first, ‘whole system management’ institute, MI has a set of universal standards. We use these to rate how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will continue to perform and grow in value. The rating … Continue reading

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Big 4 auditing fails to spot what maturity analysis reveals

Under the heading “Accounting scandals put the Big Four on the spot” today the FT admits what we have all known for a long time – conventional auditing is no longer fit for purpose. Here’s a brief extract from the … Continue reading

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KPMG – Too big to fail? Too immature to survive.

MI Case Studies in Corporate & Organizational Maturity: No.3 KPMG Email sent from the Maturity Institute on 23rd November 2021 to Maria Clarke, Senior Legal Advisor, Office of International General Counsel, KPMG International Services Limited, 5 Canada Square, London E14 … Continue reading

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MI Research Seeks a Cure for ‘Big C’ Capitalism

The Maturity Institute models itself on the medical profession and aims to develop a whole generation of organizational health practitioners. Everything we aim to do is focused on the most positive outcome possible – Total Stakeholder Value (TSV). We view … Continue reading

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Deloitte’s quack ‘HR maturity’ means quack ‘due diligence’, ‘accounts’ and ‘audits’ as well

MI Case Studies in Corporate & Organizational Maturity: No.1 Deloitte Who owns HR Maturity? In November 2002 an early extract from my new book “HR Strategy – Business focused, individually centred” was posted by HR.com. It contained the final version … Continue reading

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Davos: 50 years old and still no working model for a new world system of Total Stakeholder Value

Davos this year coincides with the 50th birthday of the World Economic Forum (WEF). So Gillian Tett, under the FT’s Moral Money series, chose this opportunity to ask its founder, Klaus Schwab, a list of fundamental questions about the relevance … Continue reading

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To: Mark Weinberger, CEO, EY – The answer to all of your questions is maturity

Dear Mark, You don’t know me but you do know of the Maturity Institute because we met your emissary at a meeting held by the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism. She informed us that you wanted to know more about us. … Continue reading

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OMINDEX: OM30 Version 2.0 now available

At the Maturity Institute we practice what we preach, which means we always seek improvements and enhancements to our methods and professional practice. This is particularly true of OMINDEX, our global standard for Total Stakeholder Value (TSV). TSV is measured from a … Continue reading

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