Accounting Is Socially Constructed Essays and Term Papers

  • Accounting-Truth, Lies, or "Bullshit"

    COMMENTARY The FASB and Accounting for Economic Reality Accounting—Truth, Lies, or ‘‘Bullshit’’? A Philosophical Investigation Norman B. Macintosh INTRODUCTION In his provocative essay, Lee (2006) (hereafter, Lee) evaluates the Financial Accounting Standard Board’s (FASB) proposal to produce principle-based...

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  • Gender Inequality

    According to World Health Organisation (WHO), gender is defined as the socially constructed roles, behaviours, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women. It can also be defined as the social characteristics that define masculinity and femininity. Men and...

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  • Tax Law and Accounting

    Tax Law and Accounting The inception of tax law has been revolutionizing revenue production since the congregation of society. As the tax law transitioned from antiquated statutes to modern statutes, the underlying objectives began to expand as well. Tax law originally configured for the sole purpose...

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  • Ethnomethodology- Constructing your world

    accountable.” Accounts are the ways in which actors explain (describe, criticize and idealize) specific situations (Bittner, 1973; Orbuch, 1997). Accounting is the process by which people offer accounts in order to make sense of the world. For example, how individuals would describe a racial situation...

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  • Social Construction

    assessment of Hirschmann’s version of social constructionism in light of the previous discussion. Social constructionism is the theoretical approach of accounting for something by construing its nature and existence as the product, in some sense, of social relationships, practices, and discourses.1 Social constructionism...

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  • Audit

    Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal Volume 3 Issue 4 Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal Article 2 The Role of Theory in Explaining Motivation for Corporate Social Disclosures: Voluntary Disclosures vs ‘Solicited’ Disclosures Sandra van der Laan University of Sydney ...

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  • Research Method and Methodology in Finance and Accounting

    Methodology in Finance and Accounting Second Edition Bob Ryan Robert W. Scapens Michael Theobold Australia . Canada . Mexico . Singapore . Spain . United Kingdom . United States Licensed to: iChapters User Research Method and Methodology in Finance and Accounting Copyright © Bob Ryan, Robert...

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  • What Does Organizational Change Mean?

    Available online at http://www.idealibrary.com on doi: 10.1006/mare.2001.0176 Management Accounting Research, 2001, 12, 403 435 What does organizational change mean? Speculations on a taken for granted category Paolo Quattrone* and Trevor Hopper† Despite widespread research on why and how organizations...

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  • Same Sex Marriage

    1. How has society constructed this groups identity? -Homosexuality is stereotyped by most of society. Most of society feminize gay males and portray gay women as having masculine qualities. Society tends to overlook a gay person’s potential and they base them on what kind of lifestyle they live....

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  • Legitimacy Theory

    Refinements to Legitimacy Theory in Social and Environmental Accounting Matthew V. Tilling Flinders University, South Australia The author wishes to acknowledge the valuable support provided by the CPA Australia in funding this research through their Research Grant Scheme. COMMERCE RESEARCH PAPER...

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  • Contemporary issues in acounting

    in legitimising their activities to stakeholders. 1.2 Literature Review 1.3 Background CSR Reporting – countries in Australia “Behaving in a socially responsible manner is increasingly seen as essential to the long term survival of companies. (3rd article) Smith (2002, p 42) defines Corporate Social...

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  • Social Constructionism

    are inherent in such knowledges and relations (Weedon, 1987). Within the social constructionist element of postmodernism, the concept of a socially constructed, discursive reality emphasises the ongoing mass-generation of worldviews, by individuals in dialectical interaction with society, comprising...

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  • Accounting Theory 8

    ACCOUNTING THEORY GROUP RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT A Table of Contents Title Page no 1 Positive Accounting Theory 1 1.1 Summary of the Article ...

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  • Cadburys

    largest packaged food company and represents 9% of that market, and has a retail value of 141 billion dollars. Chocolate is the largest category, accounting for over half of the global confectionery market by value. Since the merger with Schweppes in 1969, Cadbury Schweppes has become a major force in...

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  • Casemix

    (1999). Casemix accounting systems: new spaces for action. Management Accounting Research, 10, pp. 181-201. c) Lowe, A. (2001). "Action at a distance": accounting inscriptions and the reporting of episodes of health care. Accounting Forum, 25(1), pp. 31-55. d) Lowe, A. (2000). Accounting in health care:...

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  • Importance of Being Socially Responsible in Accounting

    Importance of Being Socially Responsible in Accounting A Research Paper Presented to Cluster School of Education, Arts and Sciences Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Calamba Calamba City, Laguna In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the course ENG023– Communication Arts...

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  • Csr and Profitability

    using empirical methods. The results indicate that the sign of the relationship is positive and statistically significant, supporting the view that socially responsible corporate performance can be associated with a series of bottom-line benefits. Acknowledgements I would like to express gratitude towards...

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  • social accountability

     Social accounting (also known as social accounting and auditing, social and environmental accounting, corporate social reporting,corporate social responsibility reporting, non-financial reporting or accounting) is the process of communicating the social and environmental effects of organizations'...

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  • Abstract Challenging

    Management Accounting Research 17 (2006) 389–408 Management accounting and corporate governance: An institutional interpretation of the agency problem Will Seal ∗ Loughborough University Business School, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK Abstract Challenging the dominant economic...

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  • Race & Ethnicity in Our Society

    groups are found in other societies such as in Afghanistan and Iraq, whose ethnicity is base on religious differences. Like ethnicity, race is a socially constructed category. A race is a group that is treated as distinct in society based on certain characteristics. Because of their biological or cultural...

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