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Accountants' TruthKnowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Matthew Gill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accounting is the language of business, increasingly standardized across the world through global banks and corporations: a technical tool used to reach the correct, unquestionable answer. ... More

Accounting, Organizations, and InstitutionsEssays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

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

Christopher S. Chapman, David J. Cooper, and Peter Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

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 ... More

After the Great ComplacenceFinancial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Mick Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This book addresses two important questions: first, why did financial innovation lead to the crisis in the banking sector that developed in 2007–8; and, second, why the political reform of finance ... More

Aiming for Global Accounting StandardsThe International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This book provides a historical study of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2001 to 2011. During this period, the IASB and its International Financial Reporting Standards ... More

The Architecture of CollapseThe Global System in the 21st Century

The Architecture of Collapse: The Global System in the 21st Century

Mauro F. Guillén

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199683604
eISBN:
9780191763267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683604.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Why are there so many crises in the world? Is it true that the global system is today riskier and more dangerous than in past decades? Do we have any tools at our disposal to bring these problems ... More

The Architecture of Illegal MarketsTowards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud on financial markets—the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic ... More

The Audit SocietyRituals of Verification

The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification

Michael Power

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296034
eISBN:
9780191685187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296034.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Since the early 1980s there has been an explosion of auditing activity in the United Kingdom and North America. In addition to financial audits there are now medical audits, technology audits, value ... More

British BankingContinuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Ranald C. Michie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This is the first study of the entire British banking system from its origins in the late seventeenth century until the present. It analyses what made the British banking system the most resilient ... More

Building an International Financial Services FirmHow Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Markus Venzin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

A new era of global banking and insurance is emerging, with leading banks eager to serve international markets. This book explores the issues that arise for banks in their strategic choices as they ... More

Cash and DashHow ATMs and Computers Changed Banking

Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782810
eISBN:
9780191825965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Cash and Dash looks at the origins and development of the automated teller machine (ATM) as means to provide the unifying thread to explain changes in retail banking brought about by and around the ... More

Chains of FinanceHow Investment Management is Shaped

Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped

Diane-Laure Arjaliès, Philip Grant, Iain Hardie, Donald MacKenzie, and Ekaterina Svetlova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198802945
eISBN:
9780191841385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802945.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investment is no longer a matter of individual savers directly choosing which shares or bonds to buy. Rather, most of their money flows through a ‘chain’: an often extended sequence of ... More

Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Jordi Canals

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book integrates both the changing structure of the commercial banking industry in Europe and the strategic implications of these changes. It begins by concentrating on the economics of banking, ... More

The Consequences of the Global Financial CrisisThe Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... More

Corporate Governance in Contention

Corporate Governance in Contention

Ciaran Driver and Grahame Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book addresses major modern controversies in corporate governance, clarifying the issues at stake and assessing the arguments for corporate reform. The main focus is on governance of the large ... More

Crises and OpportunitiesThe Shaping of Modern Finance

Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

As the world's political and economic leaders struggle with the aftermath of the Financial Debacle of 2008, this book asks the question: have financial crises presented opportunities to rebuild the ... More

Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Miriam Erez and P. Christopher Earley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The focus of this book is the development and application of a middle-range theory of culture, self-identity, and work behaviour. According to the authors' self-representative theory, three ... More

Dividends of DevelopmentSecurities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Mary A. O’Sullivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This book, Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of US Capitalism, 1866–1922, explains how securities markets became central to the institutional fabric of US capitalism. After ... More

Europe and the Governance of Global Finance

Europe and the Governance of Global Finance

Daniel Mügge (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199683963
eISBN:
9780191763410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683963.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The European Union (EU) is a central player in global financial governance. At the same time, developments outside of Europe, in particular on Wall Street and in Washington, have an enormous impact ... More

Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Olivia S. Mitchell, P. Brett Hammond, and Stephen P. Utkus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808039
eISBN:
9780191847165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808039.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

As the world’s population lives longer, it will become increasingly important for plan sponsors, retirement advisors, regulators, and financial firms to focus closely on how older persons fare in the ... More

Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Olivia S. Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696819
eISBN:
9780191732089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696819.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

As financial markets become increasingly complex and integrated, individuals and their families are increasingly faced with making highly sophisticated and all-too-often irreversible economic ... More

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