a) Description of the assessment A1 In this assessment A1, you need to,
a) Apply theories and accounting knowledge in developing research idea
b) Apply regulatory, sustainability and ethical issue related to research idea
c) Clearly state research objectives, research aim and research questions.
d) Develop research framework: conceptual, theoretical, methodological and analytical.
e) Provide information sources. Research expectation
The submission needs to be supported with information by credible sources.
Use adequate number of peer reviewed journal articles.
Credible sources should be varied and include, but not limited to, the Textbook, Government reports, Industry reports, Newspaper articles, Books, and Journal articles.
Retain the formatting of the template (11 font, 2.5 margins, 1.5 spacing)
Use Harvard referencing including the reference list The main objective of this research project is to confirm your ability in conducting research and executing key steps involved in the research process. The research needs to appraise and evaluate contemporary accounting issues. In this project, you need to identify a contemporary research topic, which has theoretical and empirical implication in current account practices. The identified topic needs to be related to sustainability, ethics and/or social accounting issues. For theoretical research, you need to identify the relevant theories on your topic using literature review and incorporate your own ideas of various researchers with your understanding. For empirical research, you need to identify 1 ASX listed companies and investigate their practices using accounting annual reports and other media reports.