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The Importance Of Social Accounting Information Relative To Financial Accounting Information In Investment Decision-Making

  • Nik Nazli Nik Ahmad
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    This study empirically tests the use and importance of social accounting information, relative to financial accounting information in investment decision-making within the British Water industry. The study involves an experiment which utilises a computerised investment decision task followed by a questionnaire. Results show that though investors use some social information in their decision-making, they consider financial information to be more important. The study is unique as it uses information board methodology - a tool more commonly found in psychology.

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    Article provided by IIUM Journal of Economis and Management in its journal IIUM Journal of Economics and Management.

    Volume (Year): 7 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 1 (June)
    Pages: 93-114

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    Handle: RePEc:ije:journl:v:1:y:7999:i:1:p:93-114
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