Holding someone accountable is no simple undertaking. Oversight is a necessary part of doing business but it’s cumbersome, requires resources, and is riddled with paperwork.
While there may not be a single, all-encompassing technique to make scrutiny less cumbersome, McGill University’s Juan Serpa and co-authors find that companies and government agencies can make simple adjustments to improve the efficiency of their checks and balances. The key is to be flexible and open to innovation.
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