Handbook of Research on Modernization and Accountability in Public Sector Management

Handbook of Research on Modernization and Accountability in Public Sector Management

Graça Maria do Carmo Azevedo (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Jonas da Silva Oliveira (ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal), Rui Pedro Figueiredo Marques (University of Aveiro, Portugal) and Augusta da Conceição Santos Ferreira (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 539
ISBN13: 9781522537311|ISBN10: 1522537317|EISBN13: 9781522537328|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3731-1

Description

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 question issues of accountability and reform in public management.

The Handbook of Research on Modernization and Accountability in Public Sector Management is an essential scholarly publication that focuses on responsibility within public sector institutions and the importance of these institutions being ethical, transparent, and rigorous. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as corporate social responsibility, e-government, and financial accountability, this publication is geared toward regulatory authorities, researchers, managers, and professionals working in the public domain.

Topics Covered

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

  • Accounting Regulations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-Government
  • Electronic Procurement
  • Financial Accountability
  • Performance Audits
  • Risk Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Graça Azevedo has a PhD in Management (scientific field: Accounting) at the Institute of Higher Labor and Enterprise – ISCTE. She has published and presented several articles in national and international journals and conferences as well. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the international journal Accounting and Finance Research. She currently teaches courses in the scientific field of Financial Accounting at the Institute of Higher Learning in Accounting and Administration of the University of Aveiro. Her research interests are related to financial reporting, impression management strategies and international accounting standards.
Rui Pedro Marques received the PhD degree in Computer Science in 2014 from the Universities of Minho, Aveiro and Porto, Portugal. In 2008 he concluded his Masters degree, and in 2005 his graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Aveiro. The main research interests are related to continuous assurance and auditing, and the integration of Information Systems into those topics, contributing with solutions to improve the risk management and the organizational efficiency. He has been lecturing Informatics classes since 2007 at the Higher Institute of Accounting and Administration, University of Aveiro.
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.

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