Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
2010-12-31
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ISBN:
978-0-85724-505-2

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  • Chapter 4 Research methods

    This chapter describes the research methods used in this study. Section 4.2 introduces the content analysis of company-sponsored websites. Section 4.3 outlines the intellectual capital disclosure signals – narrative, visual and numerical – and their measurement. Section 4.4 introduces the recording of quantified intellectual capital disclosure signals within the coding framework. Section 4.5 describes issues relating to the validity and reliability of content analysis in measuring intellectual capital disclosure signals as well as overcoming any problems. Section 4.6 outlines the sample size and reasons some firms were excluded from the study. Section 4.7 explains the survey questionnaire administered in this study. Section 4.8 describes focused interviews conducted in this study. Section 4.9 provides a summary of the chapter.

  • Subject Index
  • Chapter 5 Sample characteristics

    This chapter describes some of the characteristics of the firms analysed in this study. Section 5.2 outlines the size of firms, measured by annual revenue and employee numbers. It then discusses the implications for reporting entity status, preparing general-purpose financial reports and annual reports. Section 5.3 outlines the intellectual capital disclosure signals – narrative, visual and numerical – and their measurement output. Section 5.4 introduces ownership of equity held by directors in firms and its implications. Section 5.5 outlines firms' share ownership and shareholder distribution. Section 5.6 provides a summary of the chapter.

  • Chapter 6 Findings and interpretation – Content analysis

    This chapter outlines findings for the first objective of the study from the model in order to determine the effectiveness of disclosure as predictors of revenue growth reputation. Section 6.2 outlines the results analysed by frequency count and sentence count. Section 6.3 outlines the results of categories of intellectual capital, namely internal, external and human capital and provides a summary of the chapter.

  • Chapter 7 Findings and interpretation – Survey questionnaire

    This chapter outlines findings from the questionnaire survey that meets the second objective of this study. Section 7.2 outlines a comparison between intellectual capital value drivers perceived by directors as important for the revenue growth aspect of revenue growth reputation and intellectual capital value drivers disclosed on company-sponsored websites. Section 7.3 outlines linear regression results of intellectual capital value drivers clustered as classes of resources and as predictors of revenue growth reputation and provides a summary of the chapter.

  • Chapter 8 Findings and interpretation – Interviews

    This chapter outlines the findings from the interviews conducted with company directors, chief executive officers or senior executives that meet the third objective of this study. Section 8.2 outlines the aims of intellectual capital disclosure of the fastest growing firms on company-sponsored websites. Section 8.3 explains the reasons behind selection of disclosure types on website disclosure – narrative, visual and numerical. Section 8.4 outlines the factors contributing to the disparity between directors' perception about the importance of intellectual capital value drivers and disclosure of these items on company-sponsored websites. Section 8.5 provides a summary of the chapter.

  • Chapter 9 Conclusions

    This chapter provides a brief overview of the contents of this report and evaluates its contribution to the literature. Section 9.2 briefly summarises the motivation behind the study and the scope of the research. Section 9.3 briefly summarises the data, methodology and results. Section 9.4 outlines policy recommendations. Section 9.5 describes the limitations of this study. The last section suggests possible directions for future research that arise from the issues dealt with in this study.

  • Copyright page
  • Dedication
  • List of Appendix Sections

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  • Chapter 4 Research methods

    This chapter describes the research methods used in this study. Section 4.2 introduces the content analysis of company-sponsored websites. Section 4.3 outlines the intellectual capital disclosure signals – narrative, visual and numerical – and their measurement. Section 4.4 introduces the recording ...

  • Chapter 8 Findings and interpretation – Interviews

    This chapter outlines the findings from the interviews conducted with company directors, chief executive officers or senior executives that meet the third objective of this study. Section 8.2 outlines the aims of intellectual capital disclosure of the fastest growing firms on company-sponsored...

  • Chapter 9 Conclusions

    This chapter provides a brief overview of the contents of this report and evaluates its contribution to the literature. Section 9.2 briefly summarises the motivation behind the study and the scope of the research. Section 9.3 briefly summarises the data, methodology and results. Section 9.4...

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  • Chapter 3 Theoretical framework

    This chapter describes signalling theory, which is used to interpret the findings. Section 3.2 outlines the implications of signalling theory as a way of correcting market failure through voluntary disclosure. Section 3.3 discusses theoretical constructs, outlining independent variables,...

  • Subject Index
  • Chapter 7 Findings and interpretation – Survey questionnaire

    This chapter outlines findings from the questionnaire survey that meets the second objective of this study. Section 7.2 outlines a comparison between intellectual capital value drivers perceived by directors as important for the revenue growth aspect of revenue growth reputation and intellectual...

  • Chapter 1 Introduction and overview

    This chapter introduces intellectual capital and intellectual capital disclosure and provides an overview of the subsequent chapters of the study. Section 1.2 outlines the relevance of intellectual capital in the present context. Section 1.3 explains the motivation for undertaking a study...

  • Chapter 5 Sample characteristics

    This chapter describes some of the characteristics of the firms analysed in this study. Section 5.2 outlines the size of firms, measured by annual revenue and employee numbers. It then discusses the implications for reporting entity status, preparing general-purpose financial reports and annual...

  • Chapter 6 Findings and interpretation – Content analysis

    This chapter outlines findings for the first objective of the study from the model in order to determine the effectiveness of disclosure as predictors of revenue growth reputation. Section 6.2 outlines the results analysed by frequency count and sentence count. Section 6.3 outlines the results of...