Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira

Augusta Ferreira completed her first degree at the Higher Institute of Accounting and Administration of Aveiro; she got her Masters Degree in Business Management Specialization in Corporate Finance at Minho University and she holds a PhD in Accounting at Aveiro University and Minho University. Currently she teaches Accounting within the accounting scientific area at Higher Institute Accounting and Administration of Aveiro (Aveiro University) and she is interested in researching public accounting, accounting information systems, disclosure of financial information and accountability. She has presented and published many articles in national and international journals and conferences.

Publications

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Ana Maria Cunha, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Maria José Fernandes, Patrícia Gomes. © 2020. 3 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Financial Determinants in Local Re-Election Rates: Emerging Research and Opportunities.
Preface
Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2020. 5 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Tools, Strategies, and Practices for Modern and Accountable Public Sector Management.
The Importance of Accountability Practices in the Public Sector: Literature Review
Maria Cristina Ribeiro da Silva Couto, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2020. 14 pages.
The New Public Management reflects a paradigm and orientation shift regarding the cornerstone of management in the public sector. With this new type of management emphasis was...
Accountability Practices and Their Importance for the Management of Public Sector Entities: A Literature Review
Maria Cristina Ribeiro da Silva Ribeiro da Silva Couto, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2020. 18 pages.
New public management reflects a paradigm and orientation shift regarding the cornerstone of management in the public sector. With this new type of management, emphasis was given...
Internet Financial Reporting in Local Governments: An Empirical Study in the MERCOSUR Countries
Fábio Rodrigues Magalhães, Carlos Santos, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2020. 27 pages.
The aim of this transnational comparative research is to analyze if the practice of disclosure of financial information over the Internet by local governments of MERCOSUR...
Disclosure of Financial Information via the Internet by the Portuguese Local Authorities
Helena Carla Antunes Mendes, Carlos Santos, Augusta Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Graça Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira. © 2020. 31 pages.
In the context of new public management, public administration must be alert to the increasing needs of citizens, providing public organizations with efficient management systems...
Preface
Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2019. 4 pages.
This Preface is included in the book International Financial Reporting Standards and New Directions in Earnings Management.
Preface
Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Helena Inácio, Carlos Santos. © 2019. 4 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Modernization and Accountability in the Social Economy Sector.
Determinants of the Readability and Comprehensibility of Risk Disclosures: Evidence From Portuguese Listed Companies
Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Susana Patrícia Henriques Martins, Cláudia Roberta de Araújo Alves Pinto. © 2019. 23 pages.
The chapter intends to determine if managers make use of impression management strategies to hide or obfuscate risk disclosures through the analyses of the risk information...
The Use of Financial Graphics as an Impression Management Tool: Evidence of Portuguese Listed Companies
Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Sara Raquel Pinto Marcelino Dias. © 2019. 17 pages.
The main objective of this chapter is to determine the graph discrepancy index and to analyze which factors can actually influence the graphical discrepancy index, based on the...
Modernization and Accountability in the Social Economy: A Systematic Review
Carlos Santos, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Helena Inácio. © 2019. 20 pages.
This chapter aims to systematically review the literature on modernization and accountability practice in the social economy. The collection of bibliography to support this...
Evaluation of the Online Accountability of the Portuguese Private Institutions of Social Solidarity
Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Carlos Santos, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Helena Carla Antunes Mendes. © 2019. 18 pages.
In Portugal, in order to make the management of public resources more accountable, regulations on financial disclosure have emerged. Currently, the Private Institutions of Social...
Handbook of Research on Modernization and Accountability in Public Sector Management
Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2018. 539 pages.
The effects of recent economic and financial crises have reached an international scale. A number of different nations have experienced the fallout of these events, calling into...
EAGLE_Index: Enhancement of an Accountability Guide for Learning E-Government
Carlos Santos, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo. © 2018. 27 pages.
Considering the efforts made to bring public administration entities closer to citizens, there is a set of instruments, resolutions and legislation which promote this...
Performance Indicators and Accountability in Portuguese Public Universities: Socio-Economic Perspective
Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Carlos Santos, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Judite Gonçalves, Jonas da Silva Oliveira. © 2018. 24 pages.
The public sector in Portugal has undergone major reforms, coercing institutions of higher education into greater transparency in accountability and performance indicators. The...
The Impact of Accounting Information and Socioeconomic Factors in the Re-Election of Portuguese Mayors
Ana Maria Cunha, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Maria José Fernandes. © 2018. 27 pages.
The limited literature on the subject of this chapter only assesses whether accounting information has an impact on the electoral results, particularly in local governments. The...
Global Perspectives on Risk Management and Accounting in the Public Sector
Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques. © 2016. 510 pages.
The effects of recent economic and financial crises have reached an international scale; a number of different nations have experienced the fallout of these events, calling into...
The Influence of Accounting Information in the Re-Election of the Mayors in Portugal
Ana Cunha, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Maria José Fernandes. © 2016. 24 pages.
The changes recommended by the New Public Management (NPM) in public accounting have given special attention and importance to the evaluation of mayor's performance by...
The Importance of Accountability Practices in the Public Sector: Literature Review
Maria Cristina Ribeiro da Silva Couto, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira. © 2016. 14 pages.
The New Public Management reflects a paradigm and orientation shift regarding the cornerstone of management in the public sector. With this new type of management emphasis was...
Local Authorities and the Disclosure of Financial Information via the Internet: The Portuguese Case
Helena Carla Antunes Mendes, Carlos Santos, Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira, Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques, Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo, Jonas da Silva Oliveira. © 2016. 24 pages.
In the context of New Public Management, Public Administration must be alert to the efficient management systems in order to rationalize the financial resources and disseminate...