Emsley (2005) suggests that management accountants have been criticised for their inability to innovate
Research Journal case studies.
Emsley (2005) suggests that management accountants have been criticised for their
inability to innovate. The author reports that researchers have also examined the
changing roles of management accountants.
Journal article reference –
Emsley, D. (2005). Restructuring the management accounting function: A note on the
effect of role involvement on innovativeness.Management Accounting Research, 16 (2),
157-177, Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com
Author details: David Emsley, Discipline of Accounting and Business Law, School of
Business, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
You should answer:
1. Do you believe the Method (section 4: page 164) adopted by the author is
adequate/not adequate for his research. What improvements you believe can
be made. (5 marks)
2. What are the limitations of his research and future research needs to
address that the author has discussed. (5 marks)
Your discussion needs to be synthesized within the theoretical developments
outlined in the journal paper (Emsely 2005).