• Teaching Philosophy
    explicit (e.g., Leonard and Sensiper, 1998), being codified, structured, objective, rationale, specific, and quantified. Soft knowledge is tacit knowledge (Mitchell, 2006; Polanyi, 1962, 1966), and to a large extent personal (i.e., socially constructed). It underlies explicit knowledge. Pure knowledge...
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  • Acc 543 Exam
    outlines for each week as study references for the final exam. The questions contained in the Sample Examination, Midterm and Final Examinations were selected from Operations Management for Competitive Advantage, Fundamental Financial & Managerial Accounting Concepts, and Business Law: Legal...
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility
    changed during the past few years? 3 Provide an example of the way in which accounting may be socially constructed. 4 What is the relationship between corporate social reporting and environmental responsibility? Week 7 1 How would you try to rank the importance of the various...
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  • Paper
    was that leadership changed depending on the situations encountered by leaders and followers. In Stogdill’s model of leadership, personal factors or leadership traits enmeshed with social situations and group member behaviors to create an emergent sort of leadership that took on socially constructed...
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  • The Baron Model of Social and Emotional Intelligence (Esi)(1)
    historical roots of this wider area can actually be traced back to the nineteenth century.(2) Publications began appearing in the twentieth century with the work of Edward Thorndike on social intelligence in 1920. Many of these early studies focused on describing, defining and assessing socially...
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  • Do Aggressive Parents Yield Aggressive Children?
    will act towards peers and what one thinks is socially acceptable. One form of aggression that has a damaging effect on children is marital aggression. Whether it be psychological and emotional or physical, marital aggression hinders a child’s sense of emotional security. A useful analogy is to...
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  • Management Control and Their Limitations
    technical feasible, was coming to be seen as ‘socially’ unacceptable by many. Auditors, as ‘patrollers of this indistinct and shifting frontier’ (Colwyn-Jones: 1995) are responsible for ensuring that accounting guidelines are followed and that companies do not stray into grey areas between acceptable and...
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  • Assignments
    harmonious balance between crop production and animal husbandry; 6. To give all livestock conditions of life with due consideration for the basic aspects of their innate behavior; and 7. To progress toward an entire production, processing and distribution chain which is both socially just and...
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  • Organizational Profile of Ut Bank Ghana Ltd, Kumasi Branch
    because organizations and their environments can be understood as socially constructed phenomena. Their shape and structure is much more fragile and tentative than the material structure of an organism. It is misleading to suggest that UT Bank need to “adapt” to its environment or that environments...
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility
    the concept of sustainability changed during the past few years? Provide an example of the way in which accounting may be socially constructed. What is the relationship between corporate social reporting and environmental responsibility? 2 3 4 Week 7 1 How would you try to rank the importance...
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  • franch
    ‘Which half?’: accounting for ideology in advertising: Liz Mcfall It may be a bit of a stretch to apply Wanamaker’s - or maybe Lord Lever’s – maxim ‘I know that half of the money I spend on advertising is wasted, the trouble is I don’t know which half’ to the problem of accounting for ideology...
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  • Performance and Reward Management
    Symbolic Approach The second approach to legitimizing executive pay comprises of theories that consider pay more as a social constructed symbol fitting the expectation, status, or role that executives play in a society or firm. Executive pay has a primary role in reflecting executive status, dignity...
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  • financial accounting
    information can be seen to be a potent influence in society, which affects everybody. Accounting has a long history it is seen as being socially constructed i.e. it is practiced by people for people and therefore it is more of an art rather than a science. Unlike other professions, which have a body of...
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  • Strategic Change Management /2
    and advance the strategic change process as it unfolds and is socially constructed in context. This also means leaving prescriptive change models behind, particularly those that perceive of change as following a normative sequence of action steps. Drilling down into the change process to the level...
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  • Coconuts
    ability to provide nuanced accounts of the multiple temporal locations which researchers and research informants embody, and from which they give meaning to place, to reflect gendered subjectivities of place that, whilst also accounting for the specific contexts that researcher and research informant...
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  • The Relationship Between the Environmental and Financial Performance of Public Utilities
    reduction of emissions beyond legal limits, and the adoption of riskier proactive and preventative environmental policies that seek to alter production techniques and to adopt innovative, clean technologies. This research agenda has also gained exposure due to the increasingly popular socially...
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  • Csr and Sd
    normativity principle • the equity principle • the integration principle • the dynamism principle First, the concept of sustainable development is always socially constructed and normative (Haughton, 1999; Hugé et al., 2011; Lafferty & Meadowcroft, 2000) or subjective—the normativity principle...
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  • Accountability
    ``constructionism'' in the social sciences that Hacking (1999) argued that it is becoming hard to think of anything that cannot now be described as ``socially constructed'' (e.g. facts, people, ideas, and theories all seem to qualify). Metaphor may also be used to ``bridge'' a dualism. For example, the idea...
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  • Demand Forecasting
    notion of corporate accountability. D. Crowther defines social accounting in this sense as "an approach to reporting a firm’s activities which stresses the need for the identification of socially relevant behavior, the determination of those to whom the company is accountable for its social performance...
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  • Impact of Government Expenditure
    IJMBS Vol. 2, ISSue 2, AprIl - June 2012 ISSN : 2230-9519 (Online) | ISSN : 2231-2463 (Print) Government Spending on Road Infrastructure and Its Impact on the Growth of Nigerian Economy 1 Nworji I. D., 2Oluwalaiye O. B Dept. of Accounting, Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria Dept...
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