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The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication

Author: Lisa Jack; Jane Davison, Ph. D.; Russell Craig
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the prime purposes of accounting is to communicate and yet, to date, this fundamental aspect of the discipline has received relatively little attention. The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication represents the first collection of contributions to focus on the power of communication in accounting. The chapters have a shared aim of addressing the misconception that accounting is a purely technical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jack; Jane Davison, Ph. D.; Russell Craig
ISBN: 9781135071585 1135071586
OCLC Number: 843642580
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I: The Landscape 1. The Power of Accounting Communication (Lisa Jack, Jane Davison and Russell Craig) 2. The Accounting Communication Research Landscape (Lee Parker) 3. An Historical Perspective from the Work of Chambers (Frank Clarke, Graeme Dean and John Richard Edwards) Part II: A Variety of Media: Beyond Numbers 4. The Language of Corporate Annual Reports: A Critical Discourse Analysis (Theo van Leeuwen) 5. Visual Perspectives (Jane Davison) 6. The Role of Metaphor (Joel Amernic) 7. Rhetoric and the Art of Memory (Paolo Quattrone) 8. Accounting Narratives and Impression Management (Niamh Brennan and Doris Merkl-Davies) Part III: Contemporary and Professional Issues 9. Phantasmagoria, Sustain-a-Babbling in Social and Environmental Reporting (Markus Milne) 10. Accounting Communication inside Organizations (Lisa Jack) 11. Communication Apprehension and Accounting Education (Trevor Hassall, Jose L. Arquero, John Joyce and Jose M. Gonzalez) 12. Review of US Pedagogic Research and Debates on Writing in Accounting (Sue Ravenscroft and Abhi Rao) 13. Is XBRL a Killer App? (Joanne Locke) Part IV: Construction of Meaning 14. A Big Four Practitioner View (John Hitchins and Laura Taylor) 15. Argument, Audit and Principles-Based Accounting (Wally Smieliauskas) 16. A Critical Perspective (Christine Cooper)
Series Title: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Jack, Jane Davison and Russell Craig.

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One of the prime purposes of accounting is to communicate and yet, to date, this fundamental aspect of the discipline has received relatively little attention. The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication represents the first collection of contributions to focus on the power of communication in accounting. The chapters have a shared aim of addressing the misconception that accounting is a purely technical, number-based discipline by highlighting the use of narrative, visual and technological methods to communicate accounting information. The contents comprise a mixture of refl.

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"An excellent review of a multitude of research methods and practice relevant to accounting communication" - Richard Slack, Durham University: Accounting & Business Research, 2014"This book makes a Read more...

 
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