In a profession dedicated to disseminating knowledge, accounting journals may be missing an opportunity to share knowledge. This article presents original research on dozens of top accounting journals and whether they publish book reviews, including benefits and drawbacks of reviewing and specific key elements to avoid and to include in reviews. The article considers the basic elements of a book review, describes the advantages of publishing book reviews, and provides ideas for how a book review can be published in accounting journals. Results indicate that accounting journals’ de-emphasis of book reviews might deprive academics of sharing and dissemination of knowledge that are an essential part of re-search and publication – especially in a postdigital world.
Gringarten, Hagai; Fernández-Calienes, Raúl; and Mitchell, Lloyd
"PUBLISHING BOOK REVIEWS IN ACCOUNTING JOURNALS: A LOST ART?,"
Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Business Research: Vol. 2
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholars.fhsu.edu/jiibr/vol2/iss1/3