By Lucrezia Songini,Anna Pistoni,Christian Herzig, et al.Emerald Group Publishing Limited|Emerald Group Publishing Limited||Adult NonfictionFinance, ManagementLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 13.12.2013Street date: 13.12.2013
The function of this ebook is to discover new demanding situations and new clients for sustainability accounting study, and to debate destiny instructions of analysis. It considers a wide spectrum of other theoretical lenses and learn equipment, and explores numerous different types of organizational settings and practices in several countries.
This publication brings jointly articles that reflect on major components of accounting: monetary accounting, auditing and managerial accounting, for you to severely overview and enhance theorizations and methodological functions to the learn of all major accounting fields in a sustainability context. It goals to curiosity a fairly huge variety of lively researchers professors and practitioners (CPAs and CMAs, managers and managers, but additionally consultants), either from the accounting box, and from the sustainability and CSR domain names. This booklet goals to curiosity researchers and practitioners in accounting, managerial keep an eye on, auditing, CSR/sustainability...
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2009, p. 499), pointing out a strong relationship between CSR and related disclosure. , 2009, p. 499). Different disciplinary and theoretical streams have been proposed, concerning the determinants of CSR and CSR disclosure. CSR drivers have been studied in the context of political economy theory, stakeholder theory, legitimacy theory, economic theory, and institutional theory, while other theories have coped more specifically with the determinants of disclosure (both accounting and CSR one), such as positive accounting theory, proprietary cost theory, and decision-usefulness studies.
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Accounting and Control for Sustainability by Lucrezia Songini,Anna Pistoni,Christian Herzig, et al.Emerald Group Publishing Limited|Emerald Group Publishing Limited||Adult NonfictionFinance, ManagementLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 13.12.2013Street date: 13.12.2013