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Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication (CIMAC)

Welcome to the Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication (CIMAC)

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CIMAC provides cutting-edge research expertise on impression management in accounting communication. The aim of CIMAC is to promote, conduct and encourage research at Bangor Business School with an emphasis on contemporary issues related to influencing the perceptions of organisational audiences by means of accounting communication, encompassing both financial statements (earnings management) and accounting narratives.

Director: Professor Lynn Hodgkinson
Deputy Directors: Dr. Aziz Jaafar and Dr. Doris Merkl-Davies

Associate Directors: Prof. Walter Aerts (Antwerp), Prof. Vivien Beattie (Glasgow), Prof. Niamh Brennan (UCD), Prof. Jane Davison (Royal Holloway), Dr. Encarna Guillamon-Saorin (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Prof. Mike Jones (Bristol), Prof. Steven Young (Lancaster).