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Author Osborne, Stephen P., 1953-

Title Social accounting and public management : accountability for the common good / edited by Amanda Ball and Stephen P. Osborne
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2011


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Description 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge critical studies in public management ; 5
Routledge critical studies in public management ; 5
Contents 1. Introduction: Accounting - for the Common Good? / Amanda Ball and Stephen P. Osborne -- Section 1: Social Audit and Social Accounting: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives. 2. A Brief Re-Evaluation of "The Social Accounting Project": Social Accounting Research as if the World Matters / Rob Gray, Jesse Dillard and Crawford Spence -- 3. Participatory Governance and Social Audit in the Third Sector / Giulio Citroni and Sabina Nicolella -- 4. Budget and Social Capital System Theory: Empirical Research Tools Cynthia / E. Lynch and Thomas D. Lynch -- 5. What is it Worth? Social Accounting for Membership Organisations / Laurie Mook, Femida Handy and Meenaz Kassam -- 6. Exploring the Potential of Shadow Accounts in Problematising Institutional Conduct / Colin Dey, Shona Russell and Ian Thomson -- Section 2: Accountabilities. 7. Czech Elites and Citizens as Part of a Public Accountability System / Pavol Frič -- 8. Non-profit Organisations, Democratisation, and New Forms of Accountability: A Preliminary Evaluation / Taco Brandsen, Mirjan Oude Vrielink, Thomas Schillemans and Eelco van Hout -- 9. An Accountability Model and Self-Assessment Initiative for Third Sector Organisations in Hungary / Monika Molnár -- 10. Reporting for Public Sector Agencies: A Stakeholder Model / Daphne Rixon and Sheila Ellwood -- 11. Agencies as Instruments of New Public Management: Models of Accountability in Italy / Sandro Brunelli, Alessandro Giosi and Silvia Testarmata -- 12. Evolving Accountabilities: Experience and Prospects from Scottish Public Services / Tony Kinder --
Section 3: Social Accounting and Sustainability. 13. The Carbon Neutral Public Sector: Governmental Accounting and Action on Climate Change / Amanda Ball, Ian Mason, Suzana Grubnic, Phil Hughes and S. Jeff Birchall -- 14. Choosing a Smart Set of Sustainable Development Indicators for "Governments at All Levels" / Dick Osborn -- 15. Social and Sustainability Reporting in Italian Local Governments: What is not Reported? / Federica Farneti, James Guthrie and Benedetta Siboni -- 16. Stakeholder Responses to a Social and Environmental Reporting Model for the Credit Union Sector / Dianne McGrath -- 17. Prolegomena to Sustainability Reporting: Preventing Premature Closure of Debate Surrounding the Meaning of Sustainability / Marie-Andrée Caron, Alain Lapointe and Corinne Gendron -- Section 4: Social Accounting, Social Capital, and the Social Economy. 18. Social Accounting and Auditing: Assessing the Contribution of Social Capital to Social Enterprise and the Social Economy / Guenther Lorenz and Alan Kay -- 19. Social and Public Value Measurement and Social Audit: The Czech Experience / Magdalena Hunčová -- 20. The Contribution of Religious Congregations to the Local Social Economy / Ram A. Cnaan --
Section 5: Social Accounting, Accountability, and Ethics. 21. A Social Accountability Framework for Public Sector Conflict of Interest: Private Interests, Public Duties, and Ethical Cultures / Gordon Boyce and Cindy Davids -- 22. Corruption and Accountability in a Globalized World: A Comparative Study of Japan, Hong Kong, and China / Wilson Wong -- 23. An Accreditation Framework for the Indian Third Sector / Gaurav Patankar and Ashok Jain -- 24. Conflicts of Interest, Corruption, and Ethics in Public Services: A Public Governance Approach / Andrea Calabrò -- 25. Ethical Audit: Control, Performance, and Review / Alan Lawton, Frédérique Six and Michael Macaulay -- 26. Social Accounting and Public Management: Accountability for the Public Good -- Conclusions / Victor A. Pestoff
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Public administration.
Social accounting.
Author Ball, Amanda.
Osborne, Stephen P., 1953-
LC no. 2010005792
ISBN 9780415806497