Within the last year
Within the past 3 years
1 - 8 of 8 articles
This research examines the differences in presentation of boards of directors in annual reports. Our sample consists of 472 corporations from the Fortune 500; 130 (342) of these corporations included (did not include) pictures of their boards of directors. The proportion of female directors was...
Corporate annual reports are viewed through the lens of researchers of these documents. The aims are to obtain insight into how researchers view annual reports; to ascertain how the different ways of seeing the annual report relate to each other; and to draw out the gaps in this diverse research...
Graphs in corporate annual reports are a double-edged sword. While they offer the potential for improved communication of accounting information to users, the preparers of the annual reports can easily manipulate the graphs for their own interests. For over a decade, the empirical financial...
Following radical restructuring of the electricity industry in New Zealand since 1987, the government adopted a "light-handed" regulatory regime that used market-based methods involving competition and transparent accountability. This accountability is in part discharged through the provision of...
Advancements in information technology and graphics software mean that colour graphics are an increasingly important part of the communication of business operations and corporate reporting. Unfortunately, the research literature on the effects of colour graphics on decision performance is...
This paper is an empirical response to two of Quattrone's claims: first, that research in accounting is fragmented; and then that this follows from the blocking of communication by intra- and inter-disciplinary boundaries. Although we agree with much of Quattrone's argument, and in particular...
The paper aims to identify one of the communication techniques which creative designers may use in the annual review/annual report and accounts, described by Hopwood in 1996 as a “largely unresearched document”. It offers a new dimension to add to existing work on graphs, accounting...
This paper responds to a call in the literature for methodological and empirical studies to advance research into accounting narratives, in the light of acknowledged areas of weakness and gaps in the accounting literature and with a view to investigating impression management. A general line of...
Read and print from thousands of top scholarly journals.
Sign up with Facebook
Sign up with Google
Already have an account? Log in
Save this article to read later. You can see your Read Later on your DeepDyve homepage.
To save an article, log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
Sign Up Log In
To subscribe to email alerts, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
To get new article updates from a journal on your personalized homepage, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.