Routledge Companions are prestige collections of original contributions, expertly curated by leading scholars. Spanning the business disciplines, the books in this series incorporate established and emerging global research themes around the management and organisation of business operations, strategy and leadership.
Individually, Routledge Companions in Business and Management provide impactful one-stop-shop publications. Collectively, they represent a comprehensive learning and research resource for researchers, postgraduate students and reflective practitioners around the world.
The Routledge Companion to Auditing
The Routledge Companion to Business in Africa
The Routledge Companion to Accounting Education
The Routledge Companion to Visual Organization
The Routledge Companion to Cost Management
By David Hay, W. Robert Knechel, Marleen Willekens
September 05, 2014
Auditing has been a subject of some controversy, and there have been repeated attempts at reforming its practice globally. This comprehensive companion surveys the state of the discipline, including emerging and cutting-edge trends. It covers the most important and controversial issues, including...
By Sonny Nwankwo, Kevin Ibeh
July 17, 2014
Although the world's poorest inhabited continent, Africa has recently shown signs of being a source of economic growth in the coming decades, with increased foreign investment - notably from China - and huge growth in GDP from a number of African states. In contrast to the heaving weight of books ...
By Richard M.S. Wilson
April 22, 2014
Many enquiries into the state of accounting education/training, undertaken in several countries over the past 40 years, have warned that it must change if it is to be made more relevant to students, to the accounting profession, and to stakeholders in the wider community. This book’s over-riding ...
By Emma Bell, Samantha Warren, Jonathan E. Schroeder
August 23, 2013
The visual constitutes an increasingly significant element of contemporary organization, as post-industrial societies move towards economies founded on creative and knowledge-intensive industries. The visual has thereby entered into almost every aspect of corporate strategy, operations, and ...
By Martin Parker, George Cheney, Valérie Fournier, Chris Land
December 11, 2013
Despite the Great Recession, slightly different forms of global capitalism are still portrayed as the only game in town by the vast majority of people in power in the world today. Unbridled growth, trade liberalisation, and competition are advocated as the only or best ways of organizing the ...
By Carien van Mourik, Peter Walton
September 04, 2013
Financial accounting, reporting and regulation is a vast subject area of huge global importance, with interest rising significantly in the light of the ongoing global financial crisis. The authors begin with a broad overview of the subject of accounting, setting the stage for a discussion on the ...
By Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Nørreklit, Morten Jakobsen
November 16, 2012
Over the last two decades, cost management has been an area of dynamic change and development. This is evident in the extensive inventory of new, high-profile techniques that have emerged. With cost management now firmly established as a distinct sub-discipline within management accounting, The ...
By Denise Tsang, Hamid H. Kazeroony, Guy Ellis
June 04, 2013
Crises and scandals in the world of international management have brought a new spotlight onto how the subject is taught, studied and understood. There has been a plethora of literature on international management, but a lack of focus on how international management education (IME) can be shaped to...
By Lisa Jack, Jane Davison, Russell Craig
April 24, 2013
One of the prime purposes of accounting is to communicate and yet, to date, this fundamental aspect of the discipline has received relatively little attention. The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication represents the first collection of contributions to focus on the power of communication...
By Piet de Vries, Etienne B. Yehoue
March 04, 2013
A public-private partnership (PPP) is a contractual arrangement with appropriate risk sharing between public and private partners for the delivery of public infrastructure or services, which is intended to create value-for-money to the taxpayer. The Routledge Companion to Public-Private ...
By David Boje, Bernard Burnes, John Hassard
December 07, 2011
Organizations change. They grow, they adapt, they evolve. The effects of organizational change are important, varied and complex and analyzing and understanding them is vital for students, academics and researchers in all business schools. The Routledge Companion to Organizational Change offers a...
By Peter Walton
July 16, 2007
Comprising contributions from a unique mixture of academics, standard setters and practitioners, and edited by an internationally recognized expert, this book, on a controversial and intensely debated topic, is the only definitive reference source available on the topics of fair value and financial...