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Institutional Logics, Accounting and the Implications for Sustainability
Friday, May 31, 2013 - 12:00pm to Friday, May 31, 2013 - 1:00pm

Larry O'Connor (La Trobe University, Australia)

The aim of the seminar is to present preliminary findings from an investigation into how the Australian local government sector is grappling with the tensions between neo-liberalist economic reforms and the challenges of sustainability. Specific topics covered will include:

  • How logics drive one’s interpretation of sustainability.
  • The role that accounting can (cannot?) play in fostering an appropriate response to the challenges of sustainability.
  • Where to from here? A prognosis.

When: Friday, May 31st, 2013, 12:00 - 1:00pm.

Where: SBA 160.

This event is free and open to the public.

Presented by the PSU School of Business Administration.