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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 51 avhandlingar innehållade orden accounting firms.
Sammanfattning : Accounting firms have long been considered a ‘black box’ in the literature, but over the last two decades or so, a growing body of literature has emerged which points to how the accounting profession may be seen as a profession in transformation, one in which the underlying logic of their work has gone from emphasizing professional values to one in which commercial values constitute the main rules of the game.This thesis draws upon and add to this literature as it directs attention to how co-existing and potentially conflicting institutional logics enable and constrain accounting professionals, in practice and over time. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four self-contained essays on financial performance and capital structure. Essay I assesses the strength of strategic inputs into profitability among firms within several sub-sectors within the industrial service sector in the U.S. and Sweden. LÄS MER
3. The theory of Homo comperiens, the firm’s market price, and the implication for a firm’s profitability
Sammanfattning : This thesis proposes a theory of inefficient markets that uses limited rational choice as a central trait and I call it the theory of Homo comperiens. The theory limits the alternatives and states that the subjects are aware of and only allow them to have rational preference relations on the limited action set and state set, i.e. LÄS MER
4. Costs and Benefits of Delegation : Managerial Discretion as a Bridge between Strategic Management and Corporate Governance
Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the question of effective delegation, exploring it through the concept of managerial discretion (i.e., a latitude of managerial actions, which lie in the zone of shareholders’ acceptance). LÄS MER
5. Framgångsrika entreprenörers användning av redovisningsinformation : Successful entrepreneurs' use of accounting information
Sammanfattning : Even if accounting has come to play one or more significant roles in different or- ganisational context, there are still situations where we know little about the role of accounting. One of these is the entrepreneurial context. LÄS MER