An exploration in visibility: some experiences of Indian women accountants

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Kyriacou, O., Baskaran, A. and Pancholi, J. 2015. An exploration in visibility: some experiences of Indian women accountants. International Journal of Business Performance Management. 16 (1), pp. 19-39. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBPM.2015.066022
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TitleAn exploration in visibility: some experiences of Indian women accountants
AuthorsKyriacou, O., Baskaran, A. and Pancholi, J.
Abstract

Many studies have emerged in the accounting field that explore women’s experiences in developed economies. However, little research has been undertaken to investigate the experiences and realities facing practising women accountants in India. The study offers exploratory insights into this area, (against the backdrop of the internationalisation and globalisation of accounting). The study involved seventeen women accounting practitioners from four major commercial cities in Indian: Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The results indicate that several practitioners experienced difficulties in certain areas of practice, whereas others reported that they did not experience any barriers to advancement. A discussion concerning limitations and areas for further research are presented in the conclusion.

KeywordsAccounting, Business Performance, Gender Equality, Women Accountants, India.
LanguageEnglish
PublisherInderscience Enterprises
JournalInternational Journal of Business Performance Management
ISSN1368-4892
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Print01 Jan 2015
Online01 Dec 2014
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Deposited19 May 2015
Output statusPublished
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This is the author Accepted Manuscript version of the following article: Kyriacou, O., Baskaran, A. & Pancholi, J., 2015. An exploration in visibility: some experiences of Indian women accountants. International Journal of Business Performance Management, 16(1), p. 19-39 , which has been published in final form by Inderscience at http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBPM.2015.066022

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