This book concerns developments in the history of one accounting idea. It discusses cash flow accounting and, as such, relates what can only be described as a ‘recycled’ accounting problem. Cash flow accounting is the oldest form of monetary accounting, preceding the now conventional accrual and allocation-based accounting. Largely ignored in accounting literature since the early 1950s, this collection concentrates on Lee’s work and provides the reader not only with a relevant selection of his writings on the subject since 1971, but also with a structured collection that explains the way in his thinking has developed on the subject and focuses on relevant influences.
Introduction. 1. Review and History 2. Initial Ideas 3. Early Argument 4. Extending the Argument 5. A Major Extension 6. Obtaining the Data 7. Analysis of Entities 8. Empirical Findings 9. Criticisms
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. They discuss the following: