Creative Spaces in Interdisciplinary Accounting Research

Ingrid Jeacle, Chris Carter

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Abstract / Description of output

– The purpose of this paper is to consider the role of interdisciplinary accounting research and suggest ways of broadening its creative scope to embrace significant contemporary phenomenon.

– The paper is conceptual in nature and therefore draws only on secondary sources.

– The paper suggests that one of the defining features of interdisciplinary accounting research is that it should be a creative space in which novel ideas emerge and new agendas flourish. The authors identify three such creative spaces of scholarly inquiry: the media space, the virtual space and the popular culture space.

– The paper identifies three new creative spaces in which interdisciplinary accounting research may continue to flourish. It also identifies a possible threat to creativity within future interdisciplinary accounting research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1233-1240
JournalAccounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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