Accountants and Annual Reports of Railroads in the 1880's: A Glimpse at a Response to a Past Accountability Crisis for Insights in Meeting Accountability Needs Today

dc.contributor.authorBaker, Gary
dc.contributor.authorClevenger, Novella
dc.contributor.authorClevenger, Thomasen_US
dc.dateDecember 2003en_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-02T14:38:43Z
dc.date.available2018-11-02T14:38:43Z
dc.date.issued2003-12-1
dc.descriptionAccounting Historian's Conference (November 6, 2003)en_US
dc.description.abstractPublic pressures erupt when one financial reporting crisis after another is revealed. Laws are written, rules are made, regulations are promulgated and new oversight bodies are created to meet the challenge of the crisis. Frequently all occur at the same time. Looking back at how one industry responded to its reporting crisis by forming a new organization may provide insight as to how far, or not so far, accounting has progressed since the 1880's improving financial reporting to users.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKaw Valley Banken_US
dc.format.mediumPDFen_US
dc.identifier.otherSchool of Business Working Paper Series; No. 12en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10425/352
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWashburn University. School of Businessen_US
dc.subjectRailroads - United Statesen_US
dc.subjectRailroad industryen_US
dc.subjectAccounting practicesen_US
dc.subjectFinancial reportingen_US
dc.titleAccountants and Annual Reports of Railroads in the 1880's: A Glimpse at a Response to a Past Accountability Crisis for Insights in Meeting Accountability Needs Todayen_US
dc.typeWorking paperen_US
washburn.identifier.cdm61en_US
washburn.identifier.oclc61501648en_US
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