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Governing Audit Globally: IFAC, the New International Financial Architecture and the Auditing Profession

Christopher Humphrey and Anne Loft

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In 1994, Anthony Hopwood wrote about the ‘very active politics’ in the emergent international arena in accounting and auditing, analyzing the institutional interfaces between the international ... More


On the Eclipse of Professionalism in Accounting: An Essay *

Sajay Samuel, Mark A. Covaleski, and Mark W. Dirsmith

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The credibility of what accountants do and say depends, ultimately, on their professionalism. This chapter explores the idea of professionalism in three movements. First, it documents the centrality ... More


Professionals and the New Public Management

EWAN FERLIE, LYNN ASHBURNER, LOUISE FITZGERALD, and ANDREW PETTIGREW

in The New Public Management in Action

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289029
eISBN:
9780191684661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289029.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of professionalism through a functionalist viewpoint, an interactionist viewpoint, and through a theory of closure, while distinguishing a professional from a ... More


Leaders of modern universities: Primi inter pares or chief executive officers?

Lars Engwall and Carin Eriksson Lindvall

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter deals with managerial work in universities. First, it discusses the basic characteristics of universities in relation to their position with states, professions, and markets. Second, ... More


Gender and Diversity Challenges in Professional Services Firms

Kathryn Haynes

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter considers the scope and significance of professional services firms by drawing from debates about the nature of professional services firms, and examining their impact within the economy ... More


Trade unions as professional associations

Peter Ackers

in Finding a Voice at Work?: New Perspectives on Employment Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199668007
eISBN:
9780191813450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668007.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Trade unions are central to the voice debate but they have declined globally over the last twenty-five years. This chapter argues that the true roots of successful trade unionism are widely ... More


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