Research Papers on Accounting

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Research Papers on Accounting

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • The Major Shifts in Practices in Management Accounting

    10 pages and 16 sources. This paper provides an overview of the transformation of management accounting through the integration of technology. This paper outlines the basic factors influencing management accounting, including technological change, globalization and increasingly complex marketing strategies. This paper also defines some central accounting principles, including activity-based costing and enterprise resource planning, all of which have been integrated into the modernized business accounting systems.

  • 4 Types of Accounting Dissertation Proposals

    In sixteen pages this paper examines 4 possible dissertation approaches regarding UK and an Arab nation's accounting issues with subjects including two areas of environmental accounting, terrorism and accounting, international accounting standards' impact on 2 regions, cartels and trade organizations' profit impact. A literature review and suggested schedule are also included. Fourteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Accrual and Accounting and the Historical Cost Approach; Do They Lead to Increased Reliability?

    This 7 page paper looks at the accounting practices using accruals accounting and historical costing and considers to what extent they are able to add clarity and accuracy to accounts and in which ways they may increase confusion. The paper looks at accruals accounting first, considering its use in the public and private sector, before looking at historical costs and the alternative use of fair market value. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Accounting; Definition, Impacts on Business and Its Ability to Help Businesses Improve Results

    This 13 page paper is written in three parts. The first part looks at what is meant by accounting discussing different types of accounting and why is undertaken. The second part of the paper looks at the way accounting is able to impact on a business. The last part of the paper examines the way that accounting may be used by business in order to produce positive results, such as increasing office. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Accrual Accounting in the Public Sector

    This 9 page paper examines the use and potential use of accrual accounting for governments and the public sector. The writer considers the take up of accrual counting by non commercial organizations, the way it compares with cash accounting, how the accounting approach is seen internationally and looks at examples of governments adopting accrual accounting. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • UK Standard Setting and Accounting Standards

    In nine pages this paper examines the UK accounting standard setting process, the pressures for making changes to the Accounting Standards Board and the advantages and disadvantages of shifting toward international accounting practices. There are eight bibliographic sources listed.

  • Accounting Questions

    This 5 page paper answers questions concerning the way account takes place. The first looks at a case study to examine the way the practices fit in with the hierarchy of accounting qualities. The paper then considers the way in which accounting standards are set within the US and discusses whether the standards should be the same for all types of organization.

  • International Accounting Standards

    This 10 page paper looks at the benefits and difficulties for the adoption of international accounting standards where there is already a strong accounting regime in place. The paper discusses the way general changes may be needed and considers the reasons for international accounting standards. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Financial Questions - the Four Accounting Statements and Use of Accounting Information

    The writer looks at two issues concerning the use of accounting information. The first part of the paper describes and explains the different financial statements that are found in a set of audited annual accounts. The second part of the paper looks at the value of accounting information in running a successful operation. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • Kraft Annual Accounts - Hedging

    The writer looks at the 2009 annual accounts for Kraft and discusses the way in which they account for the commodities hedging that takes place under SFAS 133 before assessing the impact it has in the presented accounts. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Accounting Profession

    The writer examines the accounting profession and its potential. The writer provides an overview of the field and several specialties within it, including international accounting and forensic accounting. The paper is three pages long and there are two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Positive Accounting Theory and Environmental Accounting

    In five pages environmental accounting is examined in an assessment of the statement that positive environmental accounting explains financial account disclosure greening. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Activity Based Accounting and its Uses

    Profitability through activity based accounting is examined in this furniture store case study on how costs can be calculated consisting of four pages.

  • Cost Accounting by V. Daniel Hunt

    This 5 page paper discusses Hunt's book and provides an overview of basic cost accounting procedures and considers the importance of cost accounting to corporate decision making.

  • Triple Bottom Line Accounting And Organisational Profit Accounting

    This 3 page paper compares and contrasts triple bottom line accounting with organisational profit accounting and considers the different views and perspectives concerning the approaches. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Issues Concerning Internal Controls

    Issues Concerning Internal Controls The writer looks at issues dealing with internal controls on accounting systems. The paper starts by looking at constraints within internal control systems, then looks at the way procedures to support controls may be out into place, identified indicators that there are weak controls and discusses the potential complications a missing accounts entry. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Code of Ethics and Accounting Standards of the State of Texas

    In five pages Texas's ethical accounting standards are examined in a consideration of such topics as accountant and client privilege, accounting work product, and violating codes. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Status of the Pension Funds of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola

    The conditions of pension funds for these two firms in 2009 is assessed using data from the annual accounts. The growth, contributions and liabilities of the funds are examined. The data, along with consideration of the different accounting approaches, are then used to assess which of the funds appears to be most secure. The writer finishes by assessing the way risk may be considered in the context for the pension funds. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Cost Accounting

    A 5 page paper discussing cost accounting, specifically absorption costing and variable costing. Activity-based costing also is included, as is a section on accounting ethics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Measures to Reduce the Risk of Terrorism in the Finance and Accounting Sector

    Terrorism is a phenomenon that has the potential to impact on all individuals businesses and industries. The accounting and finance industry may not appear to be involved, but terrorists require funds. The writer assesses the way that the accounting and finance industry are dealing with the threat of terrorism and discussing the effectiveness of any measures that are in place. A contrast is made between Great Britain and Saudi Arabia. Twenty-three sources are cited in this fifteen page paper.

  • Accounting: Internal Controls

    A 4 page paper identifying internal control activities and discussing how the concepts of internal control affect the development GAAP accounting standards and how GAAP accounting standards affect the internal controls implemented. The paper begins with the COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission) definition of control activities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Public Finance

    A 4 page paper that discusses specific issues. The paper begins with comments related to what the philosophy of public finance seems to be today (spend, spend, spend), then discusses the differences between governmental accounting and non-governmental accounting and lastly, comments on government budgeting and financial reporting. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • China's Accounting Practices

    In this paper consisting of six pages accounting problems as they relate to government intervention and cultural influences are discussed as they pertain to corruption and account falsification. Also included are ways in which the Ministry of Finance desires to improve and change existing standards. There are six bibliographic sources listed.

  • Global Accounting and International Standards

    In eight pages this paper examines what the standards of international accounting are as defined by the International Accounting Standards Committee. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Fair Value Accounting in Australia after the Financial Crisis

    Australia has adopted international accounting standards. These standards are under review with changes occurring following the financial crisis of 2008/9. This 10 page paper assesses how these changes are taking place and the way that the Australian system one of the worlds more transparent and robust accounting systems. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • International Accounting Standards Implementation Benefits and Costs

    In nine pages the costs and benefits achieved from harmonizing international accounting standards are examined along with an assessment of the this statement, 'Implementing international accounting standards will require considerable time and resources but the end results will be beneficial for all UK companies.' Nine sources are listed in the bibliography

  • Responsibility Accounting Applied to Coca-Cola

    A 3 page paper discussing the benefits and uses of responsibility accounting. The antidote to micromanaging is delegation, but with that delegation arises the need for managers delegated to, to be accountable for their decisions. Responsibility accounting fills that need and is practiced at many companies, including Coca-Cola. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Challenging Learning Experience

    A 5 page research paper that offers a first-person account of a challenging learning experience personal to the writer/tutor. This account discusses the writer’s feelings and attitudes toward the experience in terms of classical conditioning and negative reinforcement. The writer then relates how the learning was finally accomplished in terms of the constructivist paradigm. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Overview of Fair Value Accounting Uses

    In four pages this paper examines fair accounting uses in accordance with IFRS and IAS regulations along with an annual company account's impact as revealed through and IAS 39 example. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting

    This 5 page paper discusses the difference between financial and managerial accounting and the types of reports prepared by financial and managerial accountants; the types of business decisions that might be made using the two types of accounting; and it outlines the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) ethical standards and describes what sort of actions might constitute violations of these standards in the healthcare setting. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Responsibility Accounting; The Concept, Its’ Advantages and Disadvantages

    This 5 page paper examines the idea of responsibility accounting looking at the underlying concepts, the use of responsibility centres and the associated advantages and disadvantages of the responsibility accounting system. The bibliography cites two sources.

  • Are Accounting Reforms And Legislation Are The Only Means By Which The Accounting Profession Will be Able To Regain Public Trust And Re-Establish Its’ Credibility?

    This 8 page paper considers the issues in terms of trust and credibility in the accounting profession. The writer argues that historically public trust has been regained as loop holes and standards have been bettered. Using the example of Enron and comparing US and UK accounting and auditing standards the case is made for increasing levels of regulations to overcome the fears and difficulties associated with the causes of mistrust. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Ethics in Accounting Practice: Rules Based Accounting versus the Conceptual Framework

    This 4 page paper asks: will liberalizing the rules, while relying on a conceptual framework, result in an improved situation? Both sides of the issue are considered. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Swimming Pool Business Results Enhancement

    In five pages this paper discusses how a small swimming pool business can be enhanced and the various economic considerations that must be made in so doing with a recommendation to increase retail sales and commercial accounts offered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Is Maria Teresa Tula's Thinking Still Relevant?

    This 5 page paper discusses whether human rights abuses can be generalized over both the New World and the East. The writer explains that in her book Hear My Testimony, Maria Teresa Tula gave an account of the struggle for human rights in El Salvador, her native land. The purpose of the paper is to examine the struggle Tula described and see if it can be conflated with struggles elsewhere, and the writer argues that it cannot. Human rights abuses take similar forms everywhere, but the historical origins of such abuses are very different in the East and West. The writer concludes with an account of women's involvement in the struggle, which is relevant to oppression everywhere. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Investment Assessment Paper

    This 10 page paper looks at a music company that is going to invest in one of three albums. The paper assesses the investment, starting by looking at the returns of the different investments, creating a profit and loss account for each and assessing several ratios, such as return on capital employed. The paper then looks at the break even point, the margin of safety, the accounting rate of return and the return on investment. The last part of the paper considers the way a questionnaire may be out together to assess the potential market for each album. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Japanese Literature: "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut"

    This 8 page paper compares two Japanese works of Medieval literature, "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • AUNT CONNIE'S COOKIES AND COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

    Explains what cost accounting systems are and how they can be used to determine costs of producing a product. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • A Review of The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred Young

    In this five page paper the fact that our perception of history changes over time is illustrated with a look back some fifty years in time at George Robert Twelves Hews. Not only does our perception of history change over time it also changes according to the particular account being reviewed. One source is listed.

  • H. Thomas Johnson's Relevance Regained

    In five pages this text review considers business practice and education in three sections that include history and accounting management problems, alternatives, and business management education in the future.

  • Sony's Information Management

    In four pages this paper discusses information management at Sony in a corporate profile and consideration of processes, procedures, hardware, product information, control of inventory, and company wide inventory accounting. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lance Armstrong and the notion 'Its Not About the Bike'

    This five-page discussion considers bicyclist Lance Armstrong's fight against cancer, with quotes from Armstron's book and a detailed review of the physiological changes that result from cancer. There is also a source bibliography provided.A 5 page discussion about Lance Armstrong's account of his fight against cancer. This paper provides several quotes from Armstrong's book as well as a detailed review of the physiological changes that come about with cancer. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Cross Boarder Mergers And Acquisitions

    This 15 page paper looks at the problems and challenges of international mergers and acquisitions, and argues that it is more than financial considerations that need to be taken into account of the merger or acquisition is to be successful. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Angelou's I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings and Problem of Racism

    Maya Angelou's autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, is fundamentally a detailed examination of racism. The writer argues that Angelou's text is an inspirational account of overcoming the oppression of racism. This seven page paper has eight sources in the bibliography.

  • Financial Management of Domestic and Multinational Business

    This 8 page paper looks at three different issues concerning financial management. The first part of the paper considers the similarities in financial accounting between domestic and multinational companies. The second part of the paper considers the differences in financial management between these two company types and the last part of the part examined the methods that may be used to deal with the difficulties faced by international companies when undertaking capital budgeting exercises. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Financial Management of Domestic and Multinational Business

    This 8 page paper looks at 3 different aspects of financial management; the similarities in financial accounting between domestic and multinational companies; the differences in financial management between these two company types and the last part of the part examined the methods that may be used to deal with the difficulties faced by international companies when undertaking capital budgeting exercises. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • The Use of a Variety of Accounting Elements in Business Operations, including Financial Statements and Cash Flow Statements

    5 pages and 3 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the process of financial management in the corporate setting, with a focus on the use of a variety of accounting elements. This paper relates the connection between business management and the creation of financial statements and business management and the analysis of cash flow statements.

  • Costco and Best Buy

    This 4 page paper compares the financial performance of Costco and Best Buy, between 2004 and 2006. The paper looks at operating performance and profitability using gross, operating and net profit as well as return or assets and return on equity. Activity ratios are presented in the form of accounts receivable and payable turnover, inventory turnover and growth in revenue and inventory. The paper also looks at cash flow, share price, market capitalization and P/E ratio. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Taxation and Ethics

    In five pages this paper considers ethics and accounting in a discussion of Certified Public Accountants and issues involving client tax preparations with the Professional Code of Conduct for Accountants also examined. Five sources are citd in the bibliography.

  • Budgets, Ethics and Accounting Information in the Case of Guillermo Furniture

    This 3 page paper answers 3 questions set by the student concerning the fictitious case of Guillermo Furniture. The first answer identifies how budgeting and performance reports can help with decision making. The second answers identities the way ethics may impact on the decision making process and the last answer considers what accounting data would be useful for the decision making process. . The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Overview of Environmental Accounting

    In twelve pages the importance of efficient environmental accounting as a result of policies on environmental accountability is discussed. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Oman; Accounting and Financing Considerations

    This 4 page paper looks at Oman from the perspective of a potential company thinking of setting up a factory in the country. The first part of the paper considers the accounting issues that they will face and the second part looks at the financing issues and risks. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Measuring Value in Publicly Owned Organizations

    The way that value is measured in firms usually focuses on financial or economic measures. This 8 page paper considers the measurement of value in publicity owned organizations and whether traditional measures such as profit levels or market value added, or if benefits and costs can be measured in a more holistic manner. The paper discuses the uses of a stakeholder approach to performance and the use of social accounting as well as issues of accountability. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Importance of Forensic Accounting

    This paper addresses the vital occupation of forensic accounting. The author describes duties, responsibilities, and why forensic accountants are vital to criminal investigations. This five page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Small and Medium Business Accounting Information Systems

    In this five page paper the impact of accounting systems on small and medium sized businesses are assessed with such issues as the advantages of using a variety of computer systems and networks, possible operational problems security, and information availability discussed. There are nine bibliographic sources listed.

  • Factors One Should Consider When Establishing A Useful Management Accounting Information System

    This 5 page paper considers what factors need to be looked at before a company decides upon, and implements a new management accounting information system. Factors discussed include functionality, current and future information needs, the decision whether to buy or lease and influence and impact on employees. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Market Value Add and Economic Value Add

    In five pages these 2 economic aspects and how they factor into a complex accounting equation are examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Aspects of Environmental Accounting

    In thirty pages this paper considers issues that are relevant to 'green' accounting in the UK with direct as well as indirect benefits among the topics of discussion. Twenty eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Article Analysis and Practical Applications of Ethics

    In three pages accounting ethics are discussed in an analysis of an article that practically applies information regarding a mortgage company to a consideration of ethics in business. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Responsibilities of the Security Manager with Regard to Understanding Financial Management and Accounting

    This 3 page paper discusses why it’s important to have a Security Manager who understands something about finance and accounting, and what they might mean to internal and external threats to the company. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • HEALTHCARE, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

    Focuses on questions concerning healthcare, finance and accounting. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Analysis of Corporate Annual Account Finances

    In eight pages this financial analysis of a company's annual accounts includes margin calculation, ratio requirements, indicators of the stock market, capital structure, liquidity, working capital, and profitability. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Purposes And Natures Of Financial Statements And Managerial Reports

    This 3 page paper looks at the role and purposes of financial statement and management account statements or reports, considering who they are designed for and the way that they are used. The paper then considers how financial statements may help with the making of informed decision regarding the firm and how they may reflect ethics. The bibliographic cites 3 sources.

  • Technology/Hospitality Industry

    A 4 page research paper that discusses the many uses of technology in today's hospitality industry. Technology has changed the way in which the hospitality industry operates. It has gone from pen-and-paper accounting to utilization of the latest computer and automated technology. The writer discusses property management systems and other innovations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    A 7 page essay that discusses the central role that Franklin’s list of virtues plays in his autobiography. While Franklin’s account demonstrates that he largely succeeded in his goal to live by these virtues, his references to others, specifically Samuel Keimer, John Collins, and Hugh Meredith, provide contrast to Franklin’s own behavior, as they provide an antithesis for the virtues in Franklin’s list. Examination of Franklin’s autobiography indicates how he uses this contrast to paint a strong portrait of himself as his text’s protagonist. No additional sources cited.

  • UK and US Bond

    These two countries have had a bond for more than 200 years. By all accounts the bond and relationship between the U.S. and the UK are strong. This does not mean they always agree with each other but in most international conflicts they stand together and collaborate on actions and policies. This essay provides examples of their relationship. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Fraudulent Financial Statements and Detection Through Techniques of Data Mining

    In seventeen pages the ways in which data mining can detect fraudulent financial statements in auditing and accounting businesses are examined in a proposed study that includes methodology, literature review, and timetable. Sixteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Business Administration Overview

    In ten pages the functions of business administration are examined in this overview that includes statistics, management accounting, marketing, and overall management skills. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Apollo Group Inc.; Statistical Analysis of the Share Price Performance 2005 - 2007

    This 4 page paper examines the performance of Apollo Group Inc. stock using statistical analysis to assess whether there should be a buy, hold or sell recommendation. The analysis is based purely on the analysis of the share price and not other factors are taken into account. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Gold At Sutter’s Mill in California

    A 3 page summation and analysis of General John A. Sutter’s first-person account of the discovery of gold at his mill, which is the event that launched the California gold rush. Sutter relates what the event meant for him personally. No other sources cited.

  • California's Gold Rush and 'The Shirley Letters'

    In five pages this paper examines the personal accounts of life during the California gold rush penned by a young woman with the pseudonym 'Dame Shirley.' Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Accounting as a Career Path

    The writer discusses the accounting field, and considers such things as eduction and training necessary to become an accountant, types of accountants, career outlook and salary potential. The paper is six pages long and there are four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Comparing Salinger's Catcher with Lee's Mockingbird

    This essay contrasts and compares J.D. Salinger's coming of age novel Catcher in the Rye with Harper Lee's account of a Southern childhood, To Kill a Mockingbird. The writrer addresses tone, plot, characterization and themes of each work and how Salinger and Lee manipulate these elements to how their characters make major life decisions. This five page paper has no other sources in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Subjects

    The writer discusses the subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR) what the term means and then identified five areas which are is likely to see increased attention over the next decade. The issues discussed are those of global warming, the need for sustainability, child labor, the need for fair trade and the concept of environmental accounting. Twenty-five sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Bridgewater Castings and Strategic Decision Making

    In seven pages Bridgewater Castings cast iron wood burning stove manufacturer is the focus of 7 questions involving strategic decision making and management accounting. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING IN ORGANIZATIONS

    This 3-page paper examines the concept of management accounting and explains its role in organizations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Hospital Information Systems: Identifying Pathways

    A 3 page paper identifying information pathways in a nonprofit hospital clinic. The overall system can be improved by requiring that all patient data be stored electronically. This creates a record of items presently not accounted for (such as paper messages or verbal instruction), making them available for practitioners' use as well as for greater accuracy in billing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Questions on Fiscal and Monetary Policy Answered

    In five pages this paper presents the answers to 4 questions regarding issues of fiscal and monetary policy with U.S. money supply control, T account calculations, monetary demand variables, and fiscal and expansionary monetary policies with the effects illustrated by the IS LM model. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Low Unemployment and the Objectives of Macroeconomics

    In seven pages this paper discusses aggregate demand in a macroeconomic consideration that includes low inflation, low unemployment economic growth that is rapid and can be sustained, and deficits in current account balance payments. There is the inclusion of a graph.

  • International Accounting Convergence; IFRS and US GAAP

    This 6 page paper examines the potential of international accounting standards considering the advantages and disadvantages of harmonisation and the specific challenges and barriers that exist preventing the US from adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The paper start of a general overview of the implications for harmonisation and then considers the specific difficulties the US would face moving from a rules-based system to a principles-based system. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Accounting and Financials As They Involve Islamic Banking

    In twenty six pages this paper discusses the Islamic system of economics in a consideration of accounting processes along with bank and financial operations. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cost Distribution and Production Costs

    In five pages this management accounting paper discusses how a firm's cost distribution is influence by the relationship between production and costs in a consideration that also includes references to activity based costing, standard costing, variable or marginal costing, and absorption or overhead costing. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Career Opportunities in Accounting and Auditing

    This five paper examines careers in accounting, while comparing current trends in the field as well as salaries. This paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Internal Audit in the Public Sector

    This 10 page paper considers different influences which will impact on the effectiveness of an internal audit in the public sector; factors discussed include the general accounting system in the public sector, internal controls, relationship with external audit, relationship with management and management support, regulations and standards, the qualifications and expertise of auditors, the way audit recommendations are implemented and the audit committee. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Accounting Board Oversight

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 mandates that company management to assess and report the effectiveness of their internal control each year. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board adopted a standard to reflect these new laws. This essay discusses auditing deficiencies found in audits of internal control and the root causes of those deficiencies. There are two sources used in this three page paper.

  • ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS IN INDIA - AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE

    Discusses accounting issues that will be faced by an Australian firm wishing to enter India to do business. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 10-page paper.

  • Organizations and Internal Control

    In five pages this research paper examines organizations within the context of internal operational control in a consideration of accounting systems and internal checks. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 5 Web Pages and an Overview of Business Management, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, and Finance

    This paper considers 5 web pages as they represent marketing, business management, economics, accounting, and finance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Problems of Accounting and Finance

    In four pages this paper considers two issues related to finance and accounting and include Dylan investment by Ms. Sack's and the Luttrell Co. acquisition by Banbury Corporation. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Finance 101

    The paper is presented as an introduction to for a student studying finance. A number of different terms and concepts are defined and explained, including, but not limited to, the different types of financial statements in the annual account, efficient market hypothesizes, issues related to capital structure, types of stock and sources of financing. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • ACCOUNTING FRAUD

    This 12-page paper examines the financials fraud perpetrated by WorldCom, Tyco, Adelphia and ZZZZ Best. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Accounting and Tax Based Questions and Issues

    In this paper consisting of five pages property transfer, income transfer, and gifting are some of the issues discussed. There is one source cited in the bibliography.

  • GAAP Pension Accounting

    A 3 page paper agreeing with the perspective that GAAP should rule how pension funds are reported. GAAP provides greater benefit to the organization relying on stock price, and it also reduces the volatility of the market-based approach. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • PHAR-MOR, FRAUD AND ACCOUNTING

    This 5-page paper discusses how Phar-Mor used fraudulent inventory reporting, among other things, to show incorrect profits and margins. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • European Union's Partial Endorsing of the International Accounting Standard 39 and its Impact

    In five pages this paper examines the possible effects of the EU's partial endorsement of IAS 39 in 2004. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • eBanking and its' Influence on Accounting Information Systems

    This 32 page paper looks at the use accounting information systems (AIS) in banks, and considers what impacts ebanking, or internet banking, has had on the AIS within banks. The paper starts with an introduction and discusses why and how this research is valuable. The use of AIS is then discusses before an in-depth look at the model of internet banks and the requirements that are made of any AIS within internet banking systems. This is examined to identify the areas of different which may have impacted on the evolution of AIS within banking. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • GAP INC. CSR, AND ACCOUNTING/ACCOUNTABILITY

    This 13-page paper discusses the way in which Gap Inc. can report its CSR activities in a measureable manner. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • NIKE INC. ACCOUNTING ANALYSIS

    Provides an analysis of Nike Inc.'s Form 10-K for FY ending May 31, 2011. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Autobiographical Account of 'Math Anxiety'

    In five pages this research paper examines 'math anxiety' from the autobiographical perspective of the writer. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Atlantico and River Beverages Accounting

    In this paper consisting of seven pages Atlantico and River Beverages budgeting process are discussed with comparisons made between Atlantico's 'do even better next year' philosophy and River's striving for accuracy through the incorporation of unnecessary steps. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Personal Account of the Black Death

    In five pages this paper represents an historically true personal portrait of the effects of London's bubonic plague epidemic. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Subculture Of Malls As Locations With Social Function

    8 pages in length. Culture is defined in myriad ways and influenced by an infinite number of elements, most of which exists in constant state of fluidity. To characterize culture as the foundation around which entire societies revolve is to recognize the singular influence the ongoing progression of mankind has upon the very nature of civilization. Indeed, the extent to which humanity and culture reflect an ever-evolving synergistic coupling is both grand and far-reaching; that certain aspects of a given culture seem to define this correlation more than others speaks to the common denominator found in such social symbols as shopping malls. Meaghan Morris's account of the cultural significance inherent to contemporary shopping centers provides a sociological look at the way in which these collections of retail stores serve as much more than simply a place to purchase goods, but rather a location where some of the most important community interaction takes place. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Electronic Commerce Trading Accessibility and Security Dichotomy

    In ten pages this statement 'Security in the world of e-commerce is focused on protecting information - information about accounts, credit card numbers, social security numbers, and identities. It is not about hardware or physical access. But there is a built-in paradox; e-Commerce systems must be open enough to be inviting to customers and users, and at the same time the systems must be difficult to penetrate to those who would steal the information. Achieving the balance that satisfies those opposing needs is the challenge of security in the e-Commerce world. Too much security pushes away the people you have invited; too little and valuable information can be stolen' is assessed. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Developing Smart Home Living

    The idea of developing a smart house in order to empower more vulnerable members of society, such as a disabled or the old, and increase their ability to live independently is not a new idea. In the 21st-century it has become possible for technology to comprehensively support the development of smart homes. However, while much attention has been paid to the benefits of using technology in this manner, less attention has been paid to the potentially controversial issues, such as the right to privacy, isolation and use of data collected by the smart homes. The writer looks at these issues and considers the different factors which will need to be taken into account in the development and use of smart homes. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • Different Health Plan Types

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