The language of corporate annual reports

A critical discourse analysis

Authored by: Theo van Leeuwen

The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  May  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415617147
eBook ISBN: 9780203593493
Adobe ISBN: 9781135071585

10.4324/9780203593493.ch4

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

Corporate annual reports are the key vehicles through which companies account for themselves to their stakeholders and ask them to accept their account of themselves and their predictions of future performance. As Bhatia (2012: 80) has said, they are ‘the pulse of corporate realities’.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.