Professor Michael Jones

Professor Michael Jones

Professor Michael Jones
Professor of Financial Reporting

1.01, 30-32 Tyndall's Park Road,
The Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, Clifton
BS8 1TU
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michaeljohn.jones@bristol...

Telephone Number (0117) 39 41488

Department of Accounting and Finance

Research

  • Accounting History
  • Annual Report Content
  • Financial Communication
  • Financial Graphs
  • Impression Management, Fraud and Creative Accounting
  • Measuring Research Quality, Bibliometrics
  • Social and Environmental Reporting and Assurance, particularly accounting for biodiversity

Teaching


ECONM1016: MSc Accounting Theory, Scandals and Standards

Fields of interest

Accounting History, Annual Report Content, Financial Communication, Financial Graphs, Impression Management, Fraud and Creative Accounting, Measuring Research Quality, Bibliometrics, Social and Environmental Reporting and Assurance, particularly accounting for biodiversity




Latest publications

  1. Jones, M, 2019, ‘A longitudinal study of the textual characteristics in the chairman’s statements of Guinness - an impression management perspective’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.
  2. Jones, MJ, 2018, ‘Domesday book: An early fiscal, accounting narrative?’. British Accounting Review, vol 50., pp. 275-290
  3. Jones, M, Alazzani, A & Wan-Hussin, W, 2018, ‘Muslim CEO, Women on Boards and Corporate Responsibility Reporting: Some Evidence from Malaysia’. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research .
  4. Jones, M, Melis, A, Gaia, S & Aresu, S, 2018, ‘Does graphical reporting improve risk disclosure? Evidence from European banks’. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, vol 19., pp. 161-180
  5. Chaidali, P & Jones, MJ, 2017, ‘It’s a matter of trust: Exploring the perceptions of Integrated Reporting preparers’. Critical Perspectives on Accounting.
  6. Jones, M, Melis, A, Gaia, S & Aresu, S, 2017, ‘Impression Management and Retrospective Sense-Making in Corporate Annual Reports: Banks’ Graphical Reporting During the Global Financial Crisis’. International Journal of Business Communication.
  7. Jones, MJ & Dhanani, A, 2017, ‘Editorial Boards of Accounting Journals: Gender Diversity and Internationalism’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 30.
  8. Gaia, S & Jones, M, 2017, ‘UK local councils reporting of biodiversity values: a stakeholder perspective’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 30., pp. 1614-1638
  9. Chaidali, P, Jones, M, Aresu, S, Gaia, S, Melis, A & Rombi, L, 2017, ‘The future of financial reporting 2017: Change, narratives, education and globalisation’. ACCA
  10. Uche, CO, Adgebite, E & Jones, MJ, 2016, ‘Institutional shareholder activism in Nigeria’. Corporate Governance, vol 16., pp. 680-692
  11. Hrasky, S & Jones, MJ, 2016, ‘Lake Pedder: Accounting, environmental decision-making, nature and impression management’. Accounting Forum, vol 40., pp. 285-299
  12. Uche, CO, Adegbite, E & Jones, MJ, 2016, ‘Institutional shareholder activism in Nigeria: An accountability perspective’. Accounting Forum, vol 40., pp. 78-88
  13. Edgley, C, Jones, M & Atkins, J, 2015, ‘The adoption of the materiality concept in social and environmental reporting assurance: A field study approach’. British Accounting Review, vol 47., pp. 1-18
  14. Jones, M, Melis, A, Aresu, S & Gaia, S, 2015, ‘The Future of Financial Reporting 2015: A discussion Paper based on the British Accounting and Finance Association Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group (FARSIG) Symposium, 9 January 2015’. ACCA
  15. Brown, R & Jones, MJ, 2015, ‘Mapping and exploring the topography of contemporary financial accounting research’. British Accounting Review, vol 47., pp. 237-261
  16. Jones, MJ & Oldroyd, D, 2015, ‘The ‘internationalisation’ of accounting history publishing’. British Accounting Review, vol 47., pp. 117-123
  17. Jones, M, Melis, A, Gaia, S & Aresu, S, 2015, ‘The use of graphs in annual reports: Evidence from European listed banks’. in: Nicola Di Cagno, Giorgio Invernizzi, Alessandro Mechelli, Marta Ugolini (eds) Il ruolo dell'azienda nell'economia: Esiste un modello aziendale orientato alla crescita?., pp. 265-277
  18. Jones, MJ & Smith, M, 2014, ‘Traditional and alternative methods of measuring the understandability of accounting narratives’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 27 ., pp. 183-208
  19. Jones, M, 2014, ‘Financial Accounting’. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
  20. Jones, M, 2014, ‘Accounting and Finance’. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
  21. Jones, M, 2014, ‘Financial Reporting’. in: Handbook of Corporate Governance.
  22. Jones, M, 2014, ‘Accounting for Biodiversity’. Earthscan
  23. Jones, M, Guillamon-Saorion, G-O, B. & E., 2012, ‘Opportunistic Disclosures in Press Release Headlines’. Accounting and Business Research, vol 42., pp. 143-168
  24. Jones, M, 2011, ‘Nature, Use and Impression Management of Graphs in Social and Environmental Accounting’. Accounting Forum, vol 35., pp. 75 - 89
  25. Jones, M, 2011, ‘Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals’. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
  26. Jones, M, 2010, ‘Accounting for the Environment: A Theoretical Perspective’. Accounting Forum, vol 34(2)., pp. 123 - 138
  27. Jones, M, Solomon, J & Edgley, C, 2010, ‘Stakeholder inclusivity in Social and Environmental Report Assurance’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 23., pp. 532 - 557
  28. Jones, M, 2010, ‘Sources of Power and Infrastructural Conditions in Medieval Governmental Accounting’. Accounting, Organizations and Society, vol 35., pp. 81 - 94
  29. Jones, M, 2010, ‘Social and Environmental Report Assurance: Some Empirical Evidence’. Accounting Forum, vol 34., pp. 20 - 31
  30. Jones, M, 2009, ‘Origins of Exchequer Accounting’. Accounting, Business and Financial History, vol 19., pp. 259 - 285
  31. Jones, M, Beattie, V & Dhanani, A, 2008, ‘Investigating Presentational Change in UK Annual Reports: A Longitudinal Study’. Journal of Business Communication, vol 45(2)., pp. 181 - 222
  32. Jones, M, 2008, ‘Internal control, accountability and corporate governance: Medieval and modern Britain’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 21(7)., pp. 1052 - 1075
  33. Jones, M & Brinn, T, 2008, ‘The Determinants of a Successful Accounting Manuscript: Views of the Informed’. Accounting Forum, vol 32., pp. 89 - 113
  34. Jones, M & Brinn, T, 2008, ‘The Composition of Editorial Boards in Accounting: A U.K. Perspective’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 21., pp. 5-35
  35. Jones, M, 2008, ‘The role of change agents and imitation in the diffusion of an idea: charge and discharge accounting’. Accounting and Business Research, vol 38 (5)., pp. 355 - 71
  36. Clatworthy, MA & Jones, MJ, 2008, ‘Overseas equity analysis by UK analysts and fund managers’. British Accounting Review, vol 40., pp. 337 - 355
  37. Jones, M, 2008, ‘The Dialogus de Scaccario (c.1179): The First Western Book on Accounting?’. Abacus, vol 44 ., pp. 443 - 474
  38. Beattie, V & Jones, M, 2008, ‘Corporate reporting using graphs: a review and synthesis’. Journal of Accounting Literature, vol 27., pp. 71 - 110
  39. Jones, M & H., M, 2007, ‘Determinants of Changes in Accounting Practices: Accounting and the UK Health Service’. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, vol 18., pp. 91 - 121
  40. Jones, M & A., B, 2007, ‘Editorial Boards in Accounting: The Power and the Glory’. Accounting Forum, vol 31., pp. 1 - 25
  41. Jones, M, Pierce-Brown, R & A., S, 2007, ‘The Publishing Patterns of UK Academic Accountants’. British Accounting Review, vol 31, No. 2., pp. 125 - 152
  42. Clatworthy, MA & Jones, MJ, 2006, ‘Differential Financial Reporting Patterns in Accounting Narratives: Evidence from Profitable and Unprofitable Companies’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 19., pp. 493-511
  43. Beynon, M, Clatworthy, MA & Jones, MJ, 2004, ‘The Prediction of Profitability Using Accounting Narratives: A Variable Precision Rough Sets Approach’. Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, vol 12., pp. 227-242
  44. Clatworthy, MA & Jones, MJ, 2003, ‘Financial Reporting of Good News and Bad News: Evidence from Accounting Narratives’. Accounting and Business Research, vol 33., pp. 171-185
  45. Clatworthy, MA & Jones, MJ, 2001, ‘The Effect of Thematic Structure on the Variability of Annual Report Readability’. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol 14., pp. 311

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