Accounting Products

  • Accounting Education

    A cognitive load theory perspective

    By Seedwell Tanaka Muyako Sithole, Indra Abeysekera

    This book provides a comprehensive and critical overview on learning accounting. It illustrates that when learners need to mentally integrate two or more distinct items of information, it places unnecessary demands on cognitive load. The book discusses the cognitive…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Sovereign Credit Rating

    Questionable Methodologies

    By Ahmed Naciri

    The current degradation of sovereign balance sheets raises very real concerns about how sovereign creditworthiness is measured by credit rating agencies. Given the disastrous economic and social effects of any downgrade, the book offers an alternative and calls for more transparency about the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies

    By Risa Bhinekawati

    Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Finance, Governance and Sustainability

  • Managing Financial Institutions

    A sustainability approach

    By Elizabeth Cooperman

    This book goes beyond traditional financial institutions textbooks, which tend to focus on mathematical models for risk management and the technical aspects of measuring and managing risk. It focuses on the role of financial institutions in promoting social and economic goals for the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Modernizing the Public Sector

    Scandinavian Perspectives

    Edited by Irvine Lapsley, Hans Knutsson

    As policymakers and scholars evaluate possible ways forward in the reform and renewal of public services by governments caught up in a recessionary environment, this book aims to offer something different – a comprehensive analysis of the development of the ‘Scandinavian’ way of modernizing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Reality and Accounting

    Ontological Explorations in the Economic and Social Sciences

    By Richard Mattessich

    This book discusses and summarizes the revived interest in reality issues (ontology) within accounting, economics, and the information sciences, with a view to informing scholars from these different disciplines about each other’s endeavours in ontological research. Even more importantly, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Accounting, Technology and Society

    A Social Science Perspective on Accounting Information Systems

    By George Mickhail

    Complicated problems in society are increasingly being understood as technological or engineering problems. This techno-utopianism colours much discussion around politics, the economy and society. The ability to think critically about this is important but rare across the social sciences. This…

    Hardback – 2016-12-03 

  • Financial Accounting

    A Concepts-Based Introduction

    By David Kolitz

    Financial accounting is a key building block to understanding accounting more generally. This textbook helps students to understand the concepts that underpin the application of accounting theory to solve accounting problems. This international edition includes extracts from financial statements,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 

  • Routledge Revivals: A Landmark in Accounting Theory (1996)

    The Work of Gabriel A.D. Preinreich

    Edited by Richard P Brief

    First published in 1996, this book seeks to establish Gabriel A.D. Preinreich as an important accounting theorist and redress the neglect that his work has suffered despite its foundational importance to prominent areas of modern research. Two criteria were used to select the papers included in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

  • Cost Engineering Health Check

    How Good are Those Numbers?

    By Dale Shermon, Mark Gilmour

    High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding whether you can depend on your organisation's ability to generate accurate cost forecasts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 

  • Bank Regulation

    Effects on Strategy, Financial Accounting and Management Control

    Edited by Anna-Karin Stockenstrand, Fredrik Nilsson

    Bank Regulation: Effects on Strategy, Financial Accounting and Management Control discusses and problematizes how regulation is affecting bank strategies as well as their financial accounting and management control systems. Following a period of bank de-regulation, the new millennium brought a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • The Impact of the First World War on International Business

    Edited by Andrew Smith, Kevin D Tennent, Simon Mollan

    People throughout the world are now commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War. For historians of international business and finance, it is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of the war on global business activity. The world economy was highly integrated in the early…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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