Title

The Impact of Segment Reporting under the IFRS 8 and SFAS 131 Management Approach: A Research Review

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2013

Publication Source

Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting

Abstract

This paper evaluates the impact of adopting the management approach for segment reporting. We review studies of the effect of the application of SFAS 131 and IFRS 8 on the number of reported operating segments and items of disclosure, segment reporting gaps and reconciliations, entitywide geographic disclosures, and competitive harm and decision usefulness of segment information. We report on the advantages and disadvantages of the management approach and explore whether the concerns of critics of adopting the management approach in IFRS 8 have been realized. We also identify opportunities for important and policy-relevant research in the area of segment reporting based on IFRS 8.

Inclusive pages

261-312

ISBN/ISSN

0954-1314

Comments

Copyright © 2013, John Wiley & Sons.

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

Volume

24

Issue

3

Peer Reviewed

yes