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The control problem in public accounting firms: An empirical study of the impact of leadership style


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  • Otley, David T.
  • Pierce, Bernard J.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Accounting, Organizations and Society.

    Volume (Year): 20 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 5 (July)
    Pages: 405-420

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:20:y:1995:i:5:p:405-420

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    1. Rhode, John Grant & Sorensen, James E. & Lawler, Edward III, 1977. "Sources of professional staff turnover in public accounting firms revealed by the exit interview," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 165-175, March.
    2. Pratt, Jamie & Jiambalvo, James, 1981. "Relationships between leader behaviors and audit team performance," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 133-142, April.
    3. McNair, C. J., 1991. "Proper compromises: The management control dilemma in public accounting and its impact on auditor behavior," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 16(7), pages 635-653.
    4. Pratt, Jamie & Jiambalvo, James, 1982. "Determinants of leader behavior in an audit environment," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 369-379, October.
    5. Kida, Thomas E., 1984. "Performance evaluation and review meeting characteristics in public accounting firms," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 137-147, June.
    6. Ferris, Kenneth R., 1977. "Perceived uncertainty and job satisfaction in the accounting environment," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 2(1), pages 23-28, January.
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    1. Elaine Wallace & Leslie Chernatony & Isabel Buil, 2011. "How Leadership and Commitment Influence Bank Employees’ Adoption of their Bank’s Values," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 101(3), pages 397-414, July.
    2. Halil Paino & Malcolm Smith & Zubaidah Ismail, 2012. "Auditor acceptance of dysfunctional behaviour: An explanatory model using individual factors," Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 13(1), pages 37-55.
    3. Viator, Ralph E., 2001. "The association of formal and informal public accounting mentoring with role stress and related job outcomes," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 73-93, January.
    4. Burrows, Geoff & Black, Christopher, 1998. "Profit sharing in Australian Big 6 accounting firms: An exploratory study," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 23(5-6), pages 517-530.


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