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The two essays in this dissertation help us to better understand the types, functions, and effects of management and accounting requirements within non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the way they are implicated in the process of constructing and managing international development in...
Tax planning is a core service provided by tax practices of public accounting firms. Performing this service well is important to the firms, their clients and the tax professionals involved. This study experimentally examines the effects of supervisory advice on the judgment of tax professionals...
Abstract: The predominant focus on grades, graduation rates, and other instrumental indicators of school performance can prevent educators from focusing on excellence through equity, particularly as this refocus relates to reconsidering assumed indicators of student engagement. This thesis...
The Police on Camera: A Case Study of Police Perceptions of and Responses to Cameras and Photographers in Edmonton AlbertaDownload
This project contributes to our understanding of police visibility through a case study of Albertan police officers’ perceptions of, and responses to, the growing network of cameras targeting law enforcement agents. Contrary to what many readers might expect, my research participants did not...
Although auditor-client interaction is considered an important determinant of financial reporting outcomes, concerns often arise that close working relationships between auditors and client managers can impair auditor independence. Several high-profile accounting scandals have intensified these...