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Accountants' truth : knowledge and ethics in the financial world

Author: Matthew Gill
Publisher: New York, Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accounting is the language of business, increasingly standardized across the world through powerful global firms: a technical skill used to reach the correct, unquestionable answer. This ethnographic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Gill
ISBN: 9780199547142 0199547149 9780199603107 0199603103
OCLC Number: 769984311
Notes: Originally published: 2009
Description: x, 198 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Performance and Transparency ; 3. Champion Chicken ; 4. Technocratism ; 5. Pragmatism ; 6. Professionalism ; 7. Ethics ; 8. Conclusion ; Appendix Methodology
Responsibility: Matthew Gill

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Accountants' Truth makes human sense of one reason modern capitalism is in trouble. It charts the social influence accountants have on each other and the deforming results of this mutual influence. Read more...

 
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