• The Social Function of Accounts: Reforming accountancy to serve mankind book cover

    The Social Function of Accounts

    Reforming accountancy to serve mankind

    By John Flower

    Accountancy as presently practised is tied to the paradigm of modern financial capitalism with its reliance on market solutions and the maximization of the firm’s profits, which are the fundamental causes of most these problems. The Social Function of Accounts argues that accountancy, as currently…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
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    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • The History and Tradition of Accounting in Italy

    Edited by David Alexander, Roberto Di Pietra, Stefano Adamo, Roberta Fasiello

    Italian accounting has a long and honourable tradition of theoretical and applied analysis of the accounting and reporting function, perceived and defined much more broadly than in the Anglo-Saxon tradition. The high point of this perhaps, is the creation of what is known as Economia Aziendale (EA)…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Earnings Management, Incentives and Intangibles

    Psychological, Legal and Social Factors in Creative Accounting

    By Michael C. Nwogugu

    Earnings Management in all its forms is a major macro-economic 'leakage' that distorts fiscal, monetary, and social policy. The Global financial Crises and the failures of many international conglomerates have partly been caused by earnings management and have had rippling effects on many regional…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
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  • Mechanism Design and International Risk Regulation Institutions

    Theories and Models for Financial Markets

    By Michael C. Nwogugu

    Financial crises, including those related to sub-prime loans/mortgages, have exposed weaknesses in financial markets and risk management institutions worldwide. In 'Mechanism Design and International Risk Regulation Institutions', Mike Nwogugu explains that ’Risk Management Institutions’ in this…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
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  • The Price Reporters

    A Guide to PRAs and Commodity Benchmarks

    By Owain Johnson

    The Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs) are the small group of firms that set the price of most of the world’s energy products as well as of many other commodities. The PRAs are billion dollar businesses that are integral to the way the global commodities markets work but they are not as well known as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
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  • Public Management in Times of Austerity book cover

    Public Management in Times of Austerity

    Edited by Hanne Foss Hansen, Mads Bøge Kristiansen, Eva Moll Sørensen

    Since 2008, the world has experienced an enormous decrease of wealth. By many measures the impact of the crisis was severe. The fall in GDP, the collapse of world trade, the rise in unemployment, and the credit slump reached bigger proportions than in any other crisis since World War II. Although…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Finance at the Threshold

    Rethinking the Real and Financial Economies

    By Christopher Houghton Budd

    Every banking crisis, whatever its particular circumstances, has two features in common with every previous one. Each has been preceded by a period of excessive monetary ease, and by ill thought out regulatory changes. For many the recent hiatus in inter-bank lending has been seen as a blip -…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Employee Relations Audits book cover

    Employee Relations Audits

    By C. Jennings, W. E. J. McCarthy, R. Undy

    This book, first published in 1990, is a practical manual which presents guidance on how to carry out and evaluate an employee relations audit. This title also provides audits for five key areas of employee relations, including communication and consultation, equality of opportunity and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Cash, Corruption and Economic Development book cover

    Cash, Corruption and Economic Development

    By Vikram Vashisht

    Have you ever asked yourself what gives comfort to someone who demands and accepts a bribe, sells drugs, or commits professional crimes for money? The majority of these people are not wealthy, and they accept small amounts of money every day from their victims. Cash, Corruption and Economic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
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    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach book cover

    International Corporate Governance

    A Comparative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Clarke

    Thomas Clarke's International Corporate Governance offers a comprehensive guide to corporate governance forms and institutions and examines the recurring crises in corporate governance and the resulting corporate governance reform around the world. While the popular structure of the original text…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day

    By Derek Matthews, Jim Pirie

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Forging Accounting Principles in Five Countries: A History and an Analysis of Trends book cover

    Forging Accounting Principles in Five Countries

    A History and an Analysis of Trends

    By Stephen A. Zeff

    This title, first published in 1972, examines five countries that have experience with programs designed to improve the quality of financial reporting. Zeff devotes separate chapters to the historical evolution of the program, and then goes on to compare and analyse the various trends. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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