Year 2018, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 300 - 302 2018-09-01

READABILITY OF CORPORATE REPORTS AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT

Arzu Ozsozgun Caliskan [1] , Emel Esen [2]

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Purpose- Understanding the disclosed information about the company is necessary for decision-making. Prior research shows that companies could use different writing style to obscure negative information. The main aim of the paper is to review readability measures and to understand how readability of corporate reports could be used as a tool for impression management.

Methodology- The literature is rewived to find out the readability measures and to understand how readability of corporate reports could be used as a tool for impression management.

Findings- It is found that different readability formulas are developed in the literature. The most common readability formulas are developed on text in English. However, there are different readability measures in different language.

Conclusion- To disclose corporate information in readable form is necessary condition for stakeholders’ their decision making process. In addition, corporation could use readability of disclosed information for their impression management.

Corporate reporting, readability, impression management, corporate disclosure, narrative disclosure language
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Primary Language en
Subjects Humanities, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5753-3252
Author: Arzu Ozsozgun Caliskan (Primary Author)

Orcid: 0000-0001-6209-4952
Author: Emel Esen

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APA Caliskan, A , Esen, E . (2018). READABILITY OF CORPORATE REPORTS AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT. PressAcademia Procedia, 7 (1), 300-302. DOI: 10.17261/Pressacademia.2018.902
MLA Caliskan, A , Esen, E . "READABILITY OF CORPORATE REPORTS AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT". PressAcademia Procedia 7 (2018): 300-302 <http://dergipark.org.tr/pap/issue/39064/458987>
Chicago Caliskan, A , Esen, E . "READABILITY OF CORPORATE REPORTS AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT". PressAcademia Procedia 7 (2018): 300-302
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