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DUE CARE

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Definition:
Due care can be defined as the effort that an ordinarily reasonable and prudent person would use under the same or similar conditions to avoid harm to the company or to another party.

Context:
In view of the heightened risks encountered in weak governance zones, companies will want to reinforce the risk management techniques that they use in other investment contexts.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2006, Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Conducting Business in Weak Governance Zones, OECD, Paris.

Cross References:
Heightened managerial care

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Monday, July 23, 2007

Last updated on Thursday, July 26, 2007