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  • Accounting employers' expectations - the ideal accounting graduates

    Low, Mary; Botes, Vida; De La Rue, David; Allen, Jackie (Australian Business Education Research Association, 2016)
    This research examined what accounting employers are seeking in their ‘ideal’ accounting graduate and sought to provide clarification on the ‘expectation gap’ between what accounting employers require in their graduates, ...
  • Accounting scandals, ethical dilemmas and educational challenges

    Low, Mary; Davey, Howard; Hopper, Keith (Academic Press, 2007)
    Publicity over the role of accountants often accompanies major corporate collapses. It is argued that recent corporate scandals have set a new low for the accounting profession. It is, after all, the accountants who have ...
  • Audit education for future professionals: Perceptions of New Zealand auditors

    Chaffey, Jenna; Van Peursem, Karen A.; Low, Mary (Taylor and Francis Group, 2011)
    Audit professionals are charged with gathering evidence and expressing their opinions on the financial claims made by others. In New Zealand, as elsewhere, these opinions are relied upon for a myriad of decisions as to the ...
  • Chinese and English language versions: intellectual capital disclosure

    Liao, Likang; Low, Mary; Davey, Howard (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
    Purpose – The paper of this paper is to assess the extent and quality of IC disclosure in the Chinese and English language versions of the annual reports of 50 Chinese companies which are dual listed in both Chinese Mainland ...
  • Corporate social reporting in Thailand: The news is all good and increasing

    Ratanajongkol, Sunee; Davey, Howard; Low, Mary (Emerald Group, 2006)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent and nature of the corporate social reporting (CSR) practices of the 40 largest Thai companies over the years 1997, 1999 and 2001. Design/methodology/approach ...

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  • Social deprivation in New Zealand

    Harcourt, Brian James (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The purpose of the thesis was to better understand the phenomenon of social deprivation, world-wide and in particular in New Zealand. Social deprivation has been defined in many ways with multiple surrogates used to ‘measure’ ...
  • Integrated Reporting in Sri Lankan PLCs

    Attanayake Mudiyanselage, Ishara Lakshan (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This thesis focuses on the Integrated Reporting (IR) adoption decision by Sri Lankan Public Listed Companies (PLCs) from different perspectives. The thesis adopts an institutional theory with special reference to institutional ...
  • Towards the development of an integrated ethical decision-making framework for Sri Lankan accountants: A developing country context

    Liyanapathirana, Nirupika Samanthi (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    The rash of corporate collapses, fraud, and corrupt activities seen all around the world in recent years has not only provoked criticism of accountants, but also prompted researchers world-wide to increasingly turn their ...
  • Understanding accountability in an ever-changing New Zealand health system

    Zainal Abidin, Nor Azizah Binti (University of Waikato, 2015)
    The purpose of this research was to understand how the constant adoption of reforms affected accountability understanding and its practices in the New Zealand public health system. This study adopted a qualitative ...
  • Examining Professional Identity: The Views of New Zealand Chartered Accountants

    Blake, Emma (University of Waikato, 2014)
    The purpose of this thesis was to examine the professional identity of New Zealand chartered accountants. A perusal of prior literature indicated that professional identity is integral to a profession, yet the concept has ...

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