Accounting thought and practice reform : Ray Chambers' odyssey / by Frank Clarke, Graeme Dean and Martin Persson
By: Clarke, Frank.
Contributor(s): Dean, Graeme | Persson, Martin.Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2019Description: xxxiv, 275 p. : ill. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781138337596.Subject(s): Biographies | Accounting theory | Accounting principles | Accounting historyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Growing up - life on the fringe - rebutting groupthink -- Chambers the man -- Historian - past, present, future -- Archivist - classifying, searching for order -- Management educator -- Theoretician - a new system of accounting - CoCoA -- Practitioner - theoretician-cum-practitioner -- Reformer of corporate financial reporting -- Unfinished business.
Offers a semi-biographical narrative on the life and work of Raymond John Chambers, an accomplished and respected accounting academic. Includes insight into his theory development and the reforms he proposed.