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dc.contributor.authorNurhayati, Ratna
dc.contributor.supervisorAssoc. Prof. Grantley Taylor
dc.contributor.supervisorProf. Rusmin
dc.contributor.supervisorDr Bikram Chatterjee
dc.contributor.supervisorProf. Greg Tower
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T09:53:55Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T09:53:55Z
dc.date.created2015-06-23T00:40:23Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/812
dc.description.abstract

The theoretical contribution of this study is the successful testing of legitimacy theory in the context of an emerging economy. This study finds a low extent (13.57%) of social (10.44%) and environmental (17.98%) disclosure (SED) practices of Indian textile and apparel listed firms over 2010-2012. Firm size (+), brand development (+), audit committee independence (+), profitability (+), CEO duality (-) and award obtained (+) are significant predictors of the extent of SED. Economically, firm size and brand development are major determinants.

dc.languageen
dc.publisherCurtin University
dc.titleAn empirical study of corporate social and environmental communication
dc.typeThesis
dcterms.educationLevelPh.D.
curtin.departmentSchool of Accounting, Curtin Business School
curtin.accessStatusOpen access


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