publication . Article . 2004

An emotional response to the state of accounting education: developing accounting students' emotional intelligence

McPhail, Ken;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004 Journal: Critical Perspectives on Accounting, volume 15, pages 629-648 (issn: 1045-2354, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Abstract This paper attempts to do three things. Firstly, in the light of growing concern over the expanding managerialism and rationalism within society in general and accounting education in particular, the paper presents a theoretical reappraisal of the extent to which conventional perspectives on rationalism and managerialism might be misconstrued. In particular, the paper address a question that relates to the role of emotion within business decision making: ‘while we might feel uneasy about basing accounting and business decisions purely on reason, surely this is more acceptable than basing them on feelings or emotions?’ Behind this rhetorical question lie...
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free text keywords: Accounting, Information Systems and Management, Finance, Sociology and Political Science, Rationalism, Sociology, business.industry, business, Emotional intelligence, Dialectic, Theory of multiple intelligences, Business decision mapping, Social science, Managerialism, Positive accounting, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Rhetorical question
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publication . Article . 2004

An emotional response to the state of accounting education: developing accounting students' emotional intelligence

McPhail, Ken;