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Accounting for social value

Author: Laurie Mook
Publisher: Toronto, ON : University of Toronto Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When organizations use social accounting practices, they are able to measure their performance in terms of benefits accrued to key stakeholders such as their communities, human resources, and those investing in the organization. This innovative change in accounting can lead to a fundamentally different perspective on the value of an organization. Through case studies of organizations that have implemented social
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Mook
ISBN: 1442642637 9781442642638 1442611464 9781442611467
OCLC Number: 828197239
Description: xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Social Accounting for the Social Economy / Laurie Mook --
Part II: Developing New Social Accounting Frameworks --
2. Developing Techniques for Stewardship: A Scottish Study / Massimo Contrafatto and Jan Bebbington --
3. Fair Trade Intermediaries and Social Accounting: The Case of Assisi Organics / Darryl Reed, Ananya Mukherjee, J.J. McMurtry and Manjula Cherkil --
4. Stakeholder Engagement in the Design of Social Accounting and Reporting Tools / Leslie Brown and Elizabeth Hicks --
5. Mixed Methods in Social Accounting: Evaluating the Micro-Loan Program of Alterna Savings Credit Union / Edward T. Jackson and Michele Tarsilla --
6. The Demonstrating Value Initiative: Social Accounting for Social Enterprises / Bryn Sadownik --
7. Measuring the Performance of Convention and Visitors Bureaus / Timothy J. Tyrrell and Robert J. Johnston --
PART III: Moving Forward --
8. Environmental, Ethical Trade and Fair Trade Purchasing Policies: Some Challenges of Promoting Sustainability in Canadian Universities / J.J. McMurtry, Jacqueline Medalye and Darryl Reed --
9. The Role of Intermediaries in Social Accounting: Insights from Effective Transparency Systems / Katherine Ruff --
10. Social Accounting: Lessons Learned for the Road Ahead / Laurie Mook and Mikulas Pstross.
Responsibility: edited by Laurie Mook.


Accounting for Social Value offers academics, accountants, policy-developers, and members of non-profit, co-operative, and for-profit organizations tools and insights to explore the connections  Read more...
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'This collection will be of great value to social economy practitioners, accountants engaged in critical accounting practices, and scholars of business, economics, and the social sciences alike.' -- Read more...

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