Journals in Business management and accounting

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Is video gaming a real sport?
Electronic sport (eSport) – or competitive video gaming – is becoming increasingly popular, but debate remains as to whether it can really be called a sport. Researchers writing in Sport Management Review have assessed whether gaming can fit into officially recognized definitions of sport, including that it should: involve physical activity; be practiced for recreational purposes; involve an element of competition; have a framework of institutional organisation; and be generally accepted.

Boardroom egos come at a cost
Another reason to dislike your boss – they could be costing the firm money. Research published in The Leadership Quarterly explored whether narcissistic CEOs’ personalities would make them more likely to subject their organization to undue legal risk.

Sustainability Matters
Explore the various contributions from the Business & Management portfolio in this interactive infographic inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Business & Management News

LRP paper wins award

The Leadership Quarterly Yearly Review (LQYR) for 2018

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Article Selection
Keep up with the latest quality innovation and entrepreneurship research with this selection of recent papers. Start reading today.

Corporate Social Responsibility: New Editor Article SelectionRead these papers on Corporate Social Responsibility chosen by Professor Dan Li, new Editor in Chief of Business Horizons.

Entrepreneurship & Failure: An Article SelectionRead this fascinating article selection on failure and entrepreneurship, introduced by Prof. Dimo Dimov, Editor of Journal of Business Venturing Insights; “One of the best ways to prepare people for entrepreneurship is to provide a safe environment for them to experience failure.”

This collection runs the gamut of what you can learn from entrepreneurship failure. It includes free online access to 14 articles on topics ranging from corporate failure to family business. As Prof. Dimov says, “There are exciting conversations ahead.” Articles are free to read online until 31 August 2016. Start reading so you can join the conversation today.

The World of Global Business 1965-2015 Perspectives on the 50th Anniversary Issue of the Journal of World Business
We are delighted to announce the publication of a very Special Issue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Journal of World Business.

Read quality research on sustainable tourism around the world
Explore sustainable tourism around the world. Subjects include volunteer tourism, sustainable development, ecotourism, climate change, green tourism, and tourism education. Start exploring today.

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Elsevier Accounting Journals

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Welcome to the Accounting area of Elsevier

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Discover some of the most cited Accounting articles from 2015

The international integrated reporting council: A story of failure
Flower, J.
Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Volume 27, March 2015, Pages 1–17

Market pricing of banks' fair value assets reported under SFAS 157 since the 2008 financial crisis
Goh, B.W., Li, D., Ng, J., Ow Yong, K.
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Volume 34, Issue 2, March–April 2015, Pages 129–145

Signaling through corporate accountability reporting
Lys, T., Naughton, J.P., Wang, C.
Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 60, Issue 1, August 2015, Pages 56–72

Organized hypocrisy, organizational façades, and sustainability reporting
Cho, C.H., Laine, M., Roberts, R.W., Rodrigue, M.
Accounting, Organizations and Society, Volume 40, January 2015, Pages 78–94

The importance of the internal information environment for tax avoidance
Gallemore, J., Labro, E.
Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 60, Issue 1, August 2015, Pages 149–167

Fair value vs conservatism? Aspects of the history of accounting, auditing, business and finance from ancient Mesopotamia to modern China
Macve, R.H.
British Accounting Review, Volume 47, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 124–141

Configurations of control: An exploratory analysis
Bedford, D.S., Malmi, T.
Management Accounting Research, Volume 27, June 2015, Pages 2–26

Accounting education literature review (2013-2014)
Apostolou, B., Dorminey, J.W., Hassell, J.M., Rebele, J.E.
Journal of Accounting Education, Volume 33, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 69–127

Gender diversity, board independence, environmental committee and greenhouse gas disclosure
Liao, L., Luo, L., Tang, Q.
British Accounting Review, Volume 47, Issue 4, December 2015, Pages 409–424

Voluntary environmental disclosure quality and firm value: Further evidence
Plumlee, M., Brown, D., Hayes, R.M., Marshall, R.S.
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Volume 34, Issue 4, July–August 2015, Pages 336–361

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