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COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE : MULTIPARADIGM ACCOUNTING


CODE :-
CREDITS :3
LECTURERS : ALI DJAMHURI PHD , DR. ARI KAMAYANTI

Course Description

This course aims to explain and give understanding about various worldviews
(multiparadigm) of seeing accounting in its social context. By understanding the
various paradigms, accounting and its impact on politics, society, culture and
information technology, can be developed and emancipated. Students would be able
to enrich themselves with sufficient knowledge of positivism, interpretivism, critical
and postmodern paradigms and hence they would be able not just to understand
accounting within each paradigm but also to create accounting according to the
paradigm they choose.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The course is expected to help students achieve (1) understanding that it is humans
obligation to God to develop accounting (2) understanding that accounting discipine
and practices are intertwined with various world views; (2) enrichment of oneself with
stock of accounting world views (3) continuous improvement of oneself (self
empowerment) to help society in creative and ethical-religius manner.

SCORING SYSTEM
POINT Grades RANKING
No Description
POINTS % RANGE Grade
1. Quiz 2,5 2,5 >=85 A
2. Class Participation 7,5 7,5 77,5-84,9 B+
3. Group Assignment 10 10 70,0-77,4 B
4. Mid Term Exam 40 40 62,5-69,9 C+
5. Final Exam 40 40 55,0-62,4 C
Total 100 100 47,5-54,9 D+
40,0-47,4 D
<40,0 E

RENCANA KULIAH
SESSION TOPIK LECTURER
1 Introduction
2 Accounting, God and Religions
(Mulawarman & Kamayanti, 2013; Weber,
1930) Accounting and civilization

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(Capra 2007, Nasr 2005)
3 Accounting as Social or Natural Science
(Roslender & Dillard, 2003; Djamhuri 2010)
4 Accounting, Nations and Laws
(Abeysekera, n.d.; Merino, Mayper, &
Tolleson, 1989)
5 Accounting, tradition and Globalization
(Geertz 1976, Estes: Tyranni of bottom
line, Hopwood 2009)
6 Political Economy of Accounting (Tinker,
1980) The Nature of Man (Jensen &
Meckling, 1998)
7 MID EXAMINATION

8 Accounting and Organizations (Hopwood,


1989) The origin of NPM (Barzelay, 2002)

9 Paradigms in Social Science,


(Burrell dan Morgan chapter 1-3, The
Integral Paradigm (Jeffries, 1999),
Paradigms in Accounting (Chua, 1986)
10 Accounting in Positive Paradigm (Burrell
dan Morgan chapter 4); (Watts &
Zimmerman, 1990)
11 Accounting in Interpretive Paradigm
(Burrell dan Morgan 1979 chp 6),(Morgan,
1988)
12 Accounting in Critical Paradigm (Burrell
dan Morgan 1979 chp 8-10), (Dillard, 1991)
13 Accounting in Postmodern Paradigm
14 FINAL EXAMINATION

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