A Social Critique of Corporate Reporting: Semiotics and Web-based Integrated Reporting

A Social Critique of Corporate Reporting: Semiotics and Web-based Integrated Reporting

by David Crowther

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ISBN-13: 9781409483755
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

David Crowther is Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Head of the Centre for Research into Organisational Governance at De Montfort University, UK. He is also Chair of the Social Responsibility Research Network (www.socialresponsibility.biz), a worldwide network with over 600 members, organizer of the series of International Conferences on Corporate Social Responsibility (now in its 12th year) and editor of Social Responsibility Journal. He has published over 40 books and has contributed over 350 articles to academic, business and professional journals and to edited book collections. He has also spoken widely at conferences and seminars and acted as a consultant to a wide range of government, professional and commercial organisations. Professor Crowther's research is into corporate social responsibility with a particular emphasis on the relationship between social, environmental and financial performance.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface to the second edition; The function of corporate reporting; Measuring and reporting performance; Accounting for social and environmental performance; Semiology and statistics: a methodology for analysis; The performance discourse: measurement and evaluation; The environmental discourse: the qualitative evidence; Considering performance: interpretation of the evidence; The future focus of reporting: evidence from semiotic analysis; The semiology of external reporting: an evaluation of the evidence; The future of corporate reporting; Bibliography; Index.

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