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Australian evidence on corporate governance attributes and their association with forward-looking information in the annual report

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  • Madonna O’Sullivan

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  • Majella Percy

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  • Jenny Stewart

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  • Madonna O’Sullivan & Majella Percy & Jenny Stewart, 2008. "Australian evidence on corporate governance attributes and their association with forward-looking information in the annual report," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 12(1), pages 5-35, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:12:y:2008:i:1:p:5-35
    DOI: 10.1007/s10997-007-9039-0
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    Keywords

    Forward-looking Information; Earnings forecasts; Corporate governance; Voluntary disclosure; Quality; M40; M41;

    JEL classification:

    • M40 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - General
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting

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