publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Corporate governance, accountability and mechanisms of accountability: an overview

Brennan, Niamh M.; Solomon, Jill;
Open Access English
  • Published: 19 Sep 2008
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
Purpose – This paper reviews traditional corporate governance and accountability research, to suggest opportunities for future research in this field. The first part adopts an analytical frame of reference based on theory, accountability mechanisms, methodology, business sector/context, globalisation and time horizon. The second part of the paper locates the seven papers in the special issue in a framework of analysis showing how each one contributes to the field. The paper presents a frame of reference which may be used as a 'roadmap' for researchers to navigate their way through the prior literature and to position their work on the frontiers of corporate gove...
Subjects
free text keywords: Corporate governance, Management accountability, Mechanisms of Accountability, Research, Managerial accounting, Accounting, Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous), Public relations, business.industry, business, Sociology, Management accounting, Qualitative research, Globalization, Originality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Business sector, Accountability, Time horizon
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Corporate governance, accountability and mechanisms of accountability: an overview

Brennan, Niamh M.; Solomon, Jill;