Handbook of Research on Accounting and Financial Studies

Handbook of Research on Accounting and Financial Studies

Luís Farinha (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Ana Baltazar Cruz (School of Management, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal) and João Renato Sebastião (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal)
Release Date: March, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 487
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2136-6
ISBN13: 9781799821366|ISBN10: 1799821366|EISBN13: 9781799821373
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Description & Coverage
Description:

The competitive nature of organizations in today’s globalized world has led to the development of various approaches to increasing profitability and maintaining an advantage over rival companies. As technology continues to be integrated into business practices, specifically in the area of accounting and finance, professionals and educators need to be prepared for advancing economic techniques, and they need to maintain a high level of financial literacy.

The Handbook of Research on Accounting and Financial Studies is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on advanced knowledge and emerging business practices and teaching dynamics in the fields of accounting and finance. While highlighting topics such as cost-benefit analysis, risk management, and corporate governance, this publication explores new initiatives in entrepreneurship and performance management. This book is ideally designed for business managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, auditors, tax practitioners, economists, accountants, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on modern advancements and recent findings in accounting and financial studies.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Internal Control
  • International Accounting
  • Performance Management
  • Production Economics
  • Project Evaluation
  • Risk Management
  • Tax Incentives
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Editor/Author Biographies

Luís Farinha holds a PhD in management. He is Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and Assistant Professor and researcher at NECE - Research Center in Business Sciences, at the University of Beira Interior, in Portugal. His research career has focused on the links between entrepreneurship, innovation and regional competitiveness in national and international contexts. He is Founder and Dean of the Regional Helix – International Conference (http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319296753) and journal articles and book chapters. It is also linked to innovation and entrepreneurship programs in cooperation with business incubators and national business associations and sectoral clusters. Previously he was a manager in companies with businesses in the international market. He was a founding partner of two companies involved in the exploitation of renewable energies.

João Renato Sebastião is a Professor of Statistics at the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco. He received his PhD in Matehmatics from Beira Interior University, Portugal, in 2013. He has published several articles in specialized journals. Has carried out research in the area of Extreme Values Theory. It is also interested in the dissemination and transfer of knowledge through the application of Statistical Learning methods to real problems of society. He is also interested in R-project statistical software, data mining and knowledge extraction.

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