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“Människor, skjortor och siffror – reducera komplexitet och en order blir till”


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Title: “Människor, skjortor och siffror – reducera komplexitet och en order blir till”
Authors: Carlson Ingdahl, Tina
E-mail: tina.ingdahl@hb.se
Issue Date: 8-Mar-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2012-03-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 mars 2012, kl. 13.15, CG-salen, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: accounting
accounting in practice
business meetings
actor-network theory
framing
calculation
qualculation
calqulation
performativity
complexity reduction
Abstract: More than 35 years ago, calls were made for research on the constitutive role of accounting. Since then, many statements have been made to specify what accounting is or is not. This study describes what accounting does, in order to amalgamate a fragmented picture of accounting in practice, instead of seeking the answer to the existential question of what accounting really is. The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe what accounting does, and how this is done on the basis of busi... more
ISBN: 978-91-7246-298-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28596
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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