Newcastle University Business School

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What Is an Accountant? An Investigation of Accountants’ Image

Join us for a Accounting, Governance and Accountability research seminar

Date/Time: Thursday 17 November 2016, 14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05

Speaker: Mara Cameran, Bocconi University.

During this seminar Mara will be considering the purpose of her paper, and how it contributes to map the publics’ perceptions of accountants’ image(s) and identify some of its (their) determinants. In particular, the group focuses on how accountants are seen by different groups of people and how they see themselves, along with some of the factors by which the professional image of accountants might be influenced.

Speaker Biography

Mara is Lecturer in Accounting at Bocconi University and faculty member at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Director of the Master Programme in Accounting, Auditing and Control. Member of the Scientific Committee of EARNet (European Auditing Research Network). Editorial Board member of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting and Business Research and Issues in Accounting Education (2010-2012). Referee for European Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Family Business Review; Accounting and Business Research; Journal of Business Ethics; International Journal of Auditing; The Service Industries Journal; Managerial Journal of Auditing; and Journal of Management and Governance. 

Research group: Accounting, Governance and Accountability