Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal: Volume 29 Issue 6


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Religion and accounting texts in eighteenth century Scotland: Organizational practices and a culture of accountability

Alistair Mutch

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which Scottish pre-eminence in accounting texts in the eighteenth century was influenced by religion. By so doing, to add to…


Escaping accountability: a case of Australia’s asylum seeker policy

Ken McPhail, Robert Ochoki Nyamori, Savitri Taylor

The purpose of this paper is to address two questions: first, what contracts, instruments and accounting activities constitute Australia’s offshore asylum seeker processing policy…


The use of social media for engaging stakeholders in sustainability reporting

Giacomo Manetti, Marco Bellucci

The purpose of this paper is to assess if online interaction through social media, particularly Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, represents an effective stakeholder engagement…


Managing cooperation, coordination, and legitimacy: Control of contracted public services

Tobias Johansson, Sven Siverbo, Carolina Camén

– The purpose of this paper is to create knowledge about what factors explain the design of control systems for contracted public services.


Corporate social responsibility reporting in the mining sector of Tanzania: (Lack of) government regulatory controls and NGO activism

Sarah George Lauwo, Olatunde Julius Otusanya, Owolabi Bakre

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the ongoing debate on governance, accountability, transparency and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector of a…


The role of identity and image in shaping management accounting change

Lynda C. Taylor, Robert W. Scapens

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the implementation of a new accounting system in the accounting department of a large retail company. The paper seeks to understand and…


Qualitative generalising in accounting research: concepts and strategies

Lee D. Parker, Deryl Northcott

The purpose of this paper is to identify and articulate concepts and approaches to qualitative generalisation that will offer qualitative accounting researchers avenues for…

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