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  1. The Development of Accounting in an International Context

    A Festschrift in Honour of R. H. Parker

    Edited by T.E. Cooke, C.W. Nobes

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This volume brings together contributions from the world's most renowned scholars in accounting and celebrates the academic achievements of Bob Parker. Reflecting his multi-faceated contribution to the history of accountancy, the volume studies the development of accounting in an international...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Accounting, Accountants and Accountability

    By Norman Macintosh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    In the business world, recent years have seen a growing acknowledgement of the value of intangible assets rather than physical assets. This has precipitated a crisis in the accounting industry: the accounting representations relied upon for years can no longer be taken for granted. Here, Norman...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Accounting and Order

    By Mahmoud Ezzamel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    This book draws on ancient Egyptian inscriptions in order to theorize the relationship between accounting and order. It focuses especially on the performative power of accounting in producing and sustaining order in society. It explores how accounting intervened in various domains of the ancient...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Accounting by the First Public Company

    The Pursuit of Supremacy

    By Warwick Funnell, Jeffrey Robertson

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The United Dutch East India Company was the first public company, preceding the formation of the English East-India Company by over 40 years. Its fame as the first public company which heralded the transition from feudalism to modern capitalism and its remarkable financial success for nearly two...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    Accounting carries with its history a vast number of ideas which have slowly developed along with it. The re-issued volumes in this set, available individually or as a set, together represent an unparalleled opportunity to build a library according to research interests or student requirements....

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Evolution of Behavioral Accounting Research (RLE Accounting)

    An Overview

    By Robert H. Ashton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    This volume collects together out of print and hard to find sources on the behavioural implications of accounting. It begins with the 1952 monograph, The Impact of Budgets on People by Chris Argyris, considered by many to mark the beginning of behavioural research in accounting and is followed by:...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Some Early Contributions to the Study of Audit Judgment (RLE Accounting)

    By Robert H. Ashton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    Although there has been increased emphasis on research that attempts to understand, evaluate and improve audit decision making in recent years it is less well-known that some noteworthy contributions to the study of audit judgment were made in the 1950s and 1960s. This anthology contains five such...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Accounting History 1976-1986 (RLE Accounting)

    An Anthology

    By Peter Boys, John Freear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    The journal Accounting History was published in eight volumes intermittently between 1976 and 1986. It had a relatively small circulation and this re-issue of its anthology provides the opportunity for many of the articles which appeared in the journal over the years to once again reach a wider...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Management Audit Approach in Writing Business History (RLE Accounting)

    A Comparison with Kennedy’s Technique on Railroad History

    By Allen L. Bures

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    This study adds both knowledge and method in the writing of business history. The author proposes that a preliminary management audit can be devised and utilized to gather data, analyse and compare longitudinally the quality of management existing in organizations. This book modifies a...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. From the Companies Act of 1929 to the Companies Act of 1948 (RLE: Accounting)

    A Study of Change in the Law and Practice of Accounting

    By Paul Bircher

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Accounting

    The accounting provisions of the Companies Act 1948 (CA48) represented a major change from the provisions of preceding company legislation, the Companies Act 1929 (CA29). CA48 contained radically different accounting and auditing provisions from those of any previous enactment and represented a...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge