The main objective of the journal is to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners from multiple disciplines to disseminate information on organizational and accounting systems change. To achieve this, the journal will be directed at mapping out contemporary changes in the new global business environment. It will seek to explain the new techniques, processes, and philosophies associated with the rise of strategy-oriented accounting and information systems.
The journal wishes to publish all high quality research on organizational change and accounting. Work published should endeavour to provide the medium between accountants and organizational experts, whether they work in industry, the public sector, in consulting, or in academic institutions.
The journal invites empirical and review papers from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. In addition to empirical and case study articles, we also welcome replications of previously published studies and review articles on advances in accounting and organizational change research. We welcome manuscripts from any emerging and developed economies, both in the public and private sectors. Emerging economies are defined broadly and may include those in transition to more market-based regimes. We also welcome well researched field-based descriptive cases.
Major criteria used to evaluate papers are:
Professor Shaltegger is delighted to join the editorial team for the journal. Commenting on his appointment: ‘JAOC is a prime platform to publish and discuss new techniques, processes, and philosophies of innovative, strategy-oriented accounting and information systems. In fast changing economic environments, ever more managers realize the limited effectiveness and usefulness of conventional accounting to deal with contemporary management challenges such as sustainability. This is where the Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change (JAOC) becomes an excellent source for all researchers and managers who are interested in novel analyses and approaches to accounting, measurement and organization.’
In today's business world, organizations experience dramatic change from time to time. The Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change represents a new emphasis on exploring how organizations change and how the change process affects internal organizational processes by covering a variety of change issues, such as:
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