ACCT4462 Accounting, Organisations and Society
- 6 points
|Not available in 2018||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Accounting [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit focuses on the relationship between accounting and human behaviour, organisational structures and processes, and the changing social, political and technological environment of the enterprise. Particular emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of budgetary systems, and related planning and control procedures.
- Students are able to (1) understand the role and importance of behavioural, organisational and social aspects of accounting research; (2) critically evaluate empirical research in various topics including the behavioural aspects of accounting and decision making, budgeting, and management control systems; and (3) develop research proposals and undertake desk based or empirical research.
- Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
- Contact hours
- lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.