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Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, and Peter Miller


Accounting has an ever-increasing significance in contemporary society. Indeed, some argue that its practices are fundamental to the development and functioning of modern capitalist societies. We can see accounting everywhere: in organizations where budgeting, investing, costing, and performance appraisal rely on accounting practices; in financial and other audits; in corporate scandals and financial reporting and regulation; in corporate governance, risk management, and accountability, and in the corresponding growth and influence of the accounting profession. Accounting, too, is an important ... More

Keywords: Anthony Hopwood, accounting, audit, risk management, corporate governance, social science, management

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199546350
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher S. Chapman, editor
Professor of Management Accounting, Imperial College London
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David J. Cooper, editor
CGA Professor of Accounting, University of Alberta
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Peter Miller, editor
Professor of Management Accounting, London School of Economics and Political Science
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