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On theory as a 'deliverable' and its relevance in 'policy' arenas

Chua , Wai Fong; Mahama, Habib

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This paper comments on Lee Parker's paper on "Qualitative management accounting research: deliverables and relevance" Using it as a starting point, it highlights the need for more informed modes of theorizing as opposed to 'more theories' and the performative effects of theorising. Theories and theorising already matter although what they 'deliver' and influence will be contingent on their instantiation in specific action nets. Further, in order that such social practices might continue to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70682
Source: Critical Perspectives on Accounting
DOI: 10.1016/j.cpa.2011.05.001

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