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Theory and methods used in accounting and corporate governance research


Lewis, R, Theory and methods used in accounting and corporate governance research, Pacioli pp. 9-16. (2012) [Non Refereed Article]

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This essay will discuss accounting research and explain how it is applied to advancing knowledge in the accounting and corporate governance field. The paper explores some of the changes that have occurred in the research approach to accounting and corporate governance, both in the theory and the methodology. In addition the paper will identify the major methodologies and mechanisms that researchers use in conducting academic research and demonstrate how, in practice, research methods are applied. These methodologies will be expanded upon by the use of examples of relevant and current accounting/corporate governance research.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:accounting theory, accounting research, methodology
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Accounting, auditing and accountability
Research Field:Accounting theory and standards
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
UTAS Author:Lewis, R (Mr Robert Lewis)
ID Code:97213
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Academic Division
Deposited On:2014-12-06
Last Modified:2014-12-08
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