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  1. The Development of the American Public Accounting Profession

    Scottish Chartered Accountants and the Early American Public Accountancy Profession

    By T.A. Lee

    The book presents a series of researched biographies of professional accountants who immigrated to the United States and developed their careers there in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This volume is a tribute to the efforts of a relatively small...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political...

    Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Financial Reporting Standards

    A Framework-Based Perspective

    By Greg F. Burton, Eva K. Jermakowicz

    International Financial Reporting Standards: A Framework-based Perspective links broad concepts and general accounting principles to the specific requirements of IFRS to help students develop and understand the judgments required in using a principle-based standard. Although it is still unclear...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Professionalism and Accounting Rules

    By Brian P. West

    This book investigates the issues raised by the vast array of accounting standards and technical rules which have marked the recent history of accounting. It is argued that the accounting profession is beset by an inferior and incomplete notion of quality in its work which emphasises compliance...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Institute of Accounts

    By Stephen E. Loeb, Paul J. Miranti

    This book focuses upon the Institute of Accounts (IA), an organization to which the modern United States accounting profession can trace its roots. The IA was organized in the early 1880s in New York City and, as discussed in this book, attracted a diverse membership that included some of the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Credit Rating Governance

    Global Credit Gatekeepers

    By Ahmed Naciri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Credit rating agencies play an essential role in the modern financial system and are relied on by creditors and investors on the market. In the recent financial crisis, their power and reliability were often questioned, yet a simple rating downgrade could threaten to bankrupt a whole country. This...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Classification of Financial Reporting 3e

    By Christopher Nobes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    Financial reporting practices differ widely between countries and this has far-reaching implications for multinational businesses. Over more than a century, there have been attempts to classify countries into groups by similarities of practices. With the recent spread of International Financial...

    Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Intellectual Capital in Organizations

    Non-Financial Reports and Accounts

    Edited by Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos, Leif Edvinsson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

    In a global competitive economic environment, resources that are scarce or irreplicable are a source of sustained competitive advantage for companies and organizations. Knowledge-based resources are a major and increasing driver of long term competitive advantage. Most accounting standards however...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Basics of Bookkeeping

    By J. Bouwer, M. Schauten

    A knowledge of bookkeeping and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement are indispensable to education in business and economics. Basics of Bookkeeping meets the needs of accounting students and practitioners in understanding the complexities of the...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Fraud in Financial Statements

    By Julie E. Margret, Geoffrey Peck

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    As the monetary cost of fraud escalates globally, and the ensuing confidence in financial markets deteriorates, the international demand for quality in financial statements intensifies. But what constitutes quality in financial statements? This book examines financial statement fraud, a topical and...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge