The Impact of Social Responsibility Accounting on the Value-Added of Industrial Shareholding Firms of Jordan A Field Study

Salam N. Almoumany, Mohammad A. AlMomani, Mohammed I. Obeidat

Abstract


The study aims at investigating the effect of social responsibility accounting on the value added of industrial Shareholding firms of Jordan. Three aspects or elements of social responsibility were taken into consideration in this study including employees, environment, and local society. To achieve the above mentioned objective, a questionnaire had been developed and self-administered for employees occupying selected positions in the industrial shareholding firms of Jordan. Simple and multiple linear regression methods were used in data analysis and hypotheses testing. The study finds a significant effect of social responsibility accounting activities towards employees, environment, and local society on the value added of industrial shareholding firms of Jordan. Moreover, it finds that the social responsibility as a whole has a significant effect on the value added of these firms, so the value added is increased as the firms take more attention towards the social responsibility activities.

Keywords


Social Responsibility, Social Responsibility Accounting, Value Added, Industrial Firms, Employees, Environment, Local Society

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