Download Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in by Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, Peter Miller PDF

By Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, Peter Miller

Accounting has an ever-increasing importance in modern society. certainly, a few argue that its practices are primary to the advance and functioning of recent capitalist societies. we will see accounting all over the place: in enterprises the place budgeting, making an investment, costing, and function appraisal depend on accounting practices; in monetary and different audits; in company scandals and fiscal reporting and rules; in company governance, possibility administration, and responsibility, and within the corresponding progress and impact of the accounting occupation. Accounting, too, is a vital a part of the curriculum and study of industrial and administration colleges, the quickest transforming into region in larger education.This development is essentially a phenomenon of the final 50 years or so. ahead of that, accounting was once noticeable more often than not as an earthly, technical, bookkeeping workout (and a few nonetheless proportion that naive view). the expansion in accounting has demanded a corresponding engagement via students to envision and spotlight the real behavioural, organizational, institutional, and social dimensions of accounting. Pioneering paintings through accounting researchers and social scientists extra mostly has persuasively validated to a much wider social technological know-how, specialist, administration, and coverage viewers what number features of lifestyles are certainly constituted, to an enormous quantity, during the calculative practices of accounting.Anthony Hopwood, to whom this publication is devoted, has been a number one determine during this activity, which has successfully outlined accounting as a particular box of study within the social sciences. The publication brings jointly the paintings of best overseas accounting lecturers and social scientists, and demonstrates the scope, energy, and insights of up to date scholarship in and on accounting and auditing.

Show description

Read or Download Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood PDF

Similar biography & history books

Toy Monster: The Big, Bad World of Mattel

An eye-popping, unauthorized expos? of the home of BarbieFrom Boise to Beijing, Mattel's toys dominate the universe. Its no-fun-and-games advertising muscle reaches a few one hundred forty nations, and its iconic items were part of our tradition for generations. Now, during this exciting and wonderful expos?

Firm commitment : why the corporation is failing us and how to restore trust in it

The company is among the most vital and memorable associations on the planet. It impacts all our lives constantly. It feeds, entertains, homes and, employs us. It generates gigantic quantities of profit if you personal it and it invests a considerable percentage of the wealth that we own. however the company is usually the reason for great difficulties and agony, a resource of poverty and toxins, and its mess ups are expanding.

None of us is as good as all of us : how McDonald's prospers by embracing inclusion and diversity

An within account of the way McDonald's turns range into good fortune we all know McDonald's, some of the most recognizable model names on the earth. yet few comprehend the level to which McDonald's persisted and ongoing good fortune is because of the company's inner philosophy of inclusion and variety. one of many greatest employers on this planet, McDonald's employees is likely one of the world's so much racially, culturally, and religiously different.

Policy, Politics and Poverty in South Africa

Seekings and Nattrass clarify why poverty continued in South Africa after the transition to democracy in 1994. The e-book examines how public guidelines either mitigated and reproduced poverty, and explains how and why those rules have been followed. The research bargains classes for the learn of poverty in other places on the planet.

Additional info for Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Example text

An empirical analysis of the levers of control framework. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 32, 757–88. Wildavsky, A. (1964). The Politics of the Budgetary Process. : Little Brown. ZeV, S. (1972). Forging Accounting Principles in Five Countries. London: Stipes. Zelizer, V. (1994). The Social Meaning of Money. New York: Basic Books. 2 Everyday Accounting Practices and Intentionality Thomas Ahrens I N T RO D U C T I O N There is now an urgent need for research which can provide a basis for seeing accounting as both a social and organisational phenomenon.

Accounting, Organizations and Society, 16(5–6), 405–38. G. (1974a). Accounting and Human Behaviour. London: Haymarket Publishing. —— (1974b). Leadership climate and the use of accounting data in performance evaluation. The Accounting Review, 49, 485–95. —— (1976). Editorial: The path ahead. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 1(1), 1–4. —— (1978). Towards an organizational perspective for the study of accounting and information systems. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 3(1), 3–13. G. (1983).

Durham: Duke University Press. —— (1998). The margins of accounting. In M. ), The Laws of the Markets. Oxford: Blackwell. —— and O’Leary, T. (1987). Accounting and the construction of the governable person. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 12(3), 235–65. —— —— (1994). Accounting, ‘economic citizenship’ and the spatial reordering of manufacture. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 19(1), 15–43. —— —— (2007). Mediating instruments and making markets: Capital budgeting, science and the economy.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 12 votes