Maintaining Sustainable Accounting Systems in Small Business

Maintaining Sustainable Accounting Systems in Small Business

Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Open University, Portugal & University of Évora, Portugal) and Elisa Truant (University of Turin, Italy)
Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 387
ISBN13: 9781522552673|ISBN10: 1522552677|EISBN13: 9781522552680|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5267-3


Accounting systems and sustainability management are vital for company management and performance. This is particularly difficult for small businesses. As such, it is necessary to understand the features and issues of sustainable accounting systems, with a particular focus on small business.

Maintaining Sustainable Accounting Systems in Small Business is a critical scholarly resource that explores sustainability accounting systems with small businesses and how the economic, social, and environmental aspects are related to each other in the company’s management and performance. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as management control system, integrated reporting, and small and medium enterprises, this book is geared towards entrepreneurs, business managers, academicians, business professionals, and graduate-level students seeking practical information about the different sustainable accounting systems from strategic, organizational, and accounting perspectives.

Topics Covered

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

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Management Control System
  • Organizational Innovation
  • Scale Efficiency
  • Short Supply Chain Management
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Sustainability Reporting

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Luisa Carvalho holds a PhD in Management in University of Évora – Portugal. Professor of Management on Department of Management and Social Sciences – Open University - Lisbon – Portugal. Guest professor in international universities teaches in courses of master and PhDs programs. Researcher at CEFAGE (Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics) University of Evora – Portugal. Author of several publications in national and international journals, books and book chapters.