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The agency relationship between managers and shareholders has the potential to influence decision‐making in the firm which in turn potentially impacts on firm characteristics such as value and leverage. Prior evidence has demonstrated an association between ownership structure and firm value....
Book Reviews: W. Steve Albrecht and Robert J. Sack, Accounting Education: Charting the Course through a Perilous Future S. R. Bishop, H. R. Crapp, R. W. Faff and G. J. Twite, Corporate Finance Denzil Davies, Booth: Residence, Domicile and UK Taxation Michael Kobetsky, Michael Dirkis and Anne...
In this study we examine the effects of personal responsibility and information asymmetry on managers’ tendencies to escalate their commitment to poorly performing investment projects. Consistent with the recommendations by critics of the escalation literature (e.g. Bowen, 1987), we provided...
This paper describes and analyses the approach taken by four well‐known Swedish companies to management control following takeover. The findings suggest two factors which can explain how the management control systems were designed and used after an acquisition: the corporate strategy of the...
This exploratory study empirically investigates the performance of students in advanced management accounting. Findings are that English language as the first or subsequent language has no differential impact on introductory level performance. However, at advanced levels and in other subjects...
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