A commentary on the global position of South African accounting research

West, Andrew (2006) A commentary on the global position of South African accounting research. Meditari Accountancy Research, 14(1), pp. 121-137.

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Abstract

The South African designation of Chartered Accountant is comparable to similar designations in most developed countries. However, the research outputs of Accountancy academics in South Africa seem to lag far behind those of their counterparts abroad. This article discusses the results of several inquiries into the status of South African Accounting research in a global context, and identifies several reasons and possible remedies for low research output.

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ID Code: 84420
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Academic, Accounting Research, Publications, Research Productivity, South Africa
DOI: 10.1108/10222529200600008
ISSN: 2049-372X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Emerald Group Publising Limited
Deposited On: 24 May 2015 23:31
Last Modified: 29 May 2015 13:52

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