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Pictures and the bottom line: The television epistemology of U.S. annual reports

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  • Graves, O. Finley
  • Flesher, Dale L.
  • Jordan, Robert E.
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    Volume (Year): 21 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 57-88

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:21:y:1996:i:1:p:57-88

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    8. Thompson, Grahame, 1991. "Is accounting rhetorical? Methodology, Luca Pacioli and printing," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 16(5-6), pages 572-599.
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    1. Benschop, Yvonne & Meihuizen, Hanne E., 2002. "Keeping up gendered appearances: representations of gender in financial annual reports," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 27(7), pages 611-636, October.
    2. Hans Rämö, 2011. "Visualizing the Phronetic Organization: The Case of Photographs in CSR Reports," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 104(3), pages 371-387, December.
    3. Walters, Melissa, 2004. "Alternative accounting thought and the prison-house of metaphor," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 157-187, February.
    4. Judy Brown, 2010. "Accounting and visual cultural studies: potentialities, challenges and prospects," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 23(4), pages 482-505, May.
    5. Lee D. Parker, 2009. "Photo-elicitation: an ethno-historical accounting and management research prospect," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 22(7), pages 1111-1129, September.
    6. Davison, Jane, 2010. "[In]visible [in]tangibles: Visual portraits of the business élite," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 165-183, February.
    7. Jane Davison, 2008. "Rhetoric, repetition, reporting and the “dot.com” era: words, pictures, intangibles," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 21(6), pages 791-826, August.
    8. Mark A. Clatworthy & Michael John Jones, 2006. "Differential patterns of textual characteristics and company performance in the chairman's statement," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 19(4), pages 493-511, July.
    9. David Campbell & Ken McPhail & Richard Slack, 2009. "Face work in annual reports: A study of the management of encounter through annual reports, informed by Levinas and Bauman," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 22(6), pages 907-932, August.
    10. Solomon, Jill F. & Solomon, Aris & Joseph, Nathan L. & Norton, Simon D., 2013. "Impression management, myth creation and fabrication in private social and environmental reporting: Insights from Erving Goffman," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 195-213.
    11. Quattrone, Paolo, 2009. "Books to be practiced: Memory, the power of the visual, and the success of accounting," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 85-118, January.
    12. Beattie, Vivien & Jones, Michael John, 2001. "A six-country comparison of the use of graphs in annual reports," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 195-222, 05.
    13. Lise Justesen & Jan Mouritsen, 2009. "The triple visual: Translations between photographs, 3-D visualizations and calculations," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 22(6), pages 973-990, August.
    14. Napier, Christopher J., 2006. "Accounts of change: 30 years of historical accounting research," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 31(4-5), pages 445-507.
    15. Mark Christensen & Peter Skærbæk, 2007. "Framing and overflowing of public sector accountability innovations: A comparative study of reporting practices," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 20(1), pages 101-132, January.
    16. Jane Davison & Samantha Warren, 2009. "Imag[in]ing accounting and accountability," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 22(6), pages 845-857, August.
    17. Graham, Cameron, 2008. "Fearful asymmetry: The consumption of accounting signs in the Algoma Steel pension bailout," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 33(7-8), pages 756-782.
    18. Jill Hooks & Natasja Steenkamp & Ross Stewart, 2010. "Interpreting pictorial messages of intellectual capital in company media," Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(3), pages 353-378, August.

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