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PowerPoint and concept maps: a great double act (2015)
Journal Article
Simon, J. (2015). PowerPoint and concept maps: a great double act. Accounting education, 24(2), 146-151. https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2015.1036583

This article explores how concept maps can provide a useful addition to PowerPoint slides to convey interconnections of knowledge and help students see how knowledge is often non-linear. While most accounting educators are familiar with PowerPoint, t... Read More about PowerPoint and concept maps: a great double act.

Efficient contracting, earnings smoothing and managerial accounting discretion (2014)
Journal Article
Khalil, M., & Simon, J. (2014). Efficient contracting, earnings smoothing and managerial accounting discretion. Journal of applied accounting research, 15(1), 100-122. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAAR-06-2012-0050

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the contracting incentives (i.e. bonus plans, debt covenants, political costs hypotheses), and income smoothing can explain accounting choices in an emerging country, Egypt. Design/methodology... Read More about Efficient contracting, earnings smoothing and managerial accounting discretion.

Corporate aggregate disclosure practices in Jordan (2011)
Journal Article
Omar, B., & Simon, J. (2011). Corporate aggregate disclosure practices in Jordan. Advances in Accounting, 27(1), (166-186). doi:10.1016/j.adiac.2011.05.002. ISSN 0882-6110

This study reports the results of an empirical investigation of the disclosure behavior of listed companies in Jordan after important changes in economic and accounting regulations. It also reports the relationship between aggregate disclosure (both... Read More about Corporate aggregate disclosure practices in Jordan.

Curriculum changes using concept maps (2010)
Journal Article
Simon, J. (2010). Curriculum changes using concept maps. Accounting education, 19(3), (301-307). doi:10.1080/09639280903411336. ISSN 0963-9284

As accounting educators we are frequently involved in developing and revising the curriculum. This might involve changes to incorporate new content and skills identified from attending conferences, reading texts and journals, peer-reviewing colleague... Read More about Curriculum changes using concept maps.


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