The Routledge Companion to Accounting and Risk

1st Edition

Margaret Woods, Philip Linsley

Published March 27, 2017
Reference - 310 Pages - 42 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138860124 - CAT# Y177858
Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

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To date, there has been little consideration of the many different ways in which accounting and risk intersect, despite organisations being more determined than ever to build resilience against potential risks. This comprehensive volume overcomes this gap by providing an overview of the field, drawing together current knowledge of risk in a wide range of different accounting contexts.

Key themes such as corporate governance, trust, uncertainty and climate change are covered by a global array of contributing scholars. These contributions are divided into four areas:

  • The broader aspects of risk and risk management
  • Risk in financial reporting
  • Risk in management accounting
  • Risk monitoring

The book is supported by a series of illustrative case studies which help to bring together theory and practice. With its wealth of examples and analyses, this volume provides essential reading for students, scholars and practitioners charged with understanding diverse facets of risk in the context of accounting in the business world.

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