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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management D-index 36 Citations 7,955 95 World Ranking 886 National Ranking 6

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Social science

Charl de Villiers spends much of his time researching Accounting, Environmental disclosure, Corporate social responsibility, Integrated reporting and Sustainability reporting. His Accounting research incorporates themes from Professionalization and Shareholder. Charl de Villiers combines subjects such as Quality, Valuation and Voluntary disclosure with his study of Corporate social responsibility.

His study looks at the relationship between Integrated reporting and fields such as Integrative thinking, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Sustainability reporting research includes themes of Maturity and Institutional theory, Normative isomorphism. His work carried out in the field of Environmental reporting brings together such families of science as Content analysis, Order and Environmental accounting.

His most cited work include:

  • Can less environmental disclosure have a legitimising effect? Evidence from Africa (398 citations)
  • The Effect of Board Characteristics on Firm Environmental Performance (344 citations)
  • Integrated Reporting: Insights, gaps and an agenda for future research (339 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Accounting, Integrated reporting, Corporate social responsibility, Sustainability and Accountability. His work on Audit as part of general Accounting study is frequently linked to Business economics and Environmental disclosure, bridging the gap between disciplines. In his study, Financial statement is strongly linked to Intellectual capital, which falls under the umbrella field of Integrated reporting.

Charl de Villiers has included themes like Enterprise value, Valuation, Finance and Strategic management in his Corporate social responsibility study. His Sustainability reporting study, which is part of a larger body of work in Sustainability, is frequently linked to Management control system, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Quality study incorporates themes from Voluntary disclosure, Investor protection and Greenhouse gas.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Accounting (78.95%)
  • Integrated reporting (31.58%)
  • Corporate social responsibility (30.83%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Accounting (78.95%)
  • Corporate governance (19.55%)
  • Integrated reporting (31.58%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Accounting, Corporate governance, Integrated reporting, Corporate social responsibility and Conceptual framework. The Accounting study combines topics in areas such as Dividend and Share price. He usually deals with Corporate governance and limits it to topics linked to Financial performance and Quality.

His Integrated reporting study combines topics in areas such as Stakeholder, Risk management, Integrative thinking, Thematic analysis and Corporate behaviour. His work focuses on many connections between Corporate social responsibility and other disciplines, such as Financial Audit, that overlap with his field of interest in Sustainability. Within one scientific family, Charl de Villiers focuses on topics pertaining to Principal–agent problem under Conceptual framework, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Social responsibility and Agency cost.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Board Characteristics and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Meta-Analytic Investigation: (12 citations)
  • Board Characteristics and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Meta-Analytic Investigation: (12 citations)
  • The South African government's response to COVID-19 (5 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Corporate social responsibility, Accounting, Corporate governance, Integrated reporting and Business economics are his primary areas of study. The study incorporates disciplines such as Dividend, Mediation and Share price in addition to Accounting. His research on Corporate governance frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Audit.

His work deals with themes such as Intellectual capital, Finance and Financial statement, which intersect with Integrated reporting. His Business economics investigation overlaps with other disciplines such as Investor protection, Strategic management, Financial performance and Affect. Charl de Villiers integrates CONTEST with Sustainability in his study.

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Best Publications

Can less environmental disclosure have a legitimising effect? Evidence from Africa

Charl de Villiers;Chris J. van Staden.
Accounting Organizations and Society (2006)

746 Citations

Integrated Reporting: Insights, gaps and an agenda for future research

Charl Johannes De Villiers;Leonardo Rinaldi;Jeffrey Unerman.
Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2014)

717 Citations

The Effect of Board Characteristics on Firm Environmental Performance

Charl de Villiers;Vic Naiker;Chris J. van Staden.
Journal of Management (2011)

555 Citations

Where firms choose to disclose voluntary environmental information

Charl de Villiers;Chris J. van Staden.
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (2011)

331 Citations

Are CSR Disclosures Value Relevant? Cross-Country Evidence

Steven F. Cahan;Charl Johannes De Villiers;Debra C. Jeter;Vic Naiker.
European Accounting Review (2016)

259 Citations

Shareholders’ requirements for corporate environmental disclosures: A cross country comparison

Charl de Villiers;Chris J. van Staden.
British Accounting Review (2010)

238 Citations

The institutionalisation of corporate social responsibility reporting

Charl Johannes De Villiers;Charl Johannes De Villiers;Deborah Ann Alexander.
British Accounting Review (2014)

216 Citations

Integrated reporting: Background, measurement issues, approaches and an agenda for future research

Charl Johannes De Villiers;Charl Johannes De Villiers;Elmar Retief Venter;Pei-Chi Kelly Hsiao.
Accounting and Finance (2017)

215 Citations

Corporate social responsibility, country-level predispositions, and the consequences of choosing a level of disclosure

Charl Johannes De Villiers;Ana Marques.
Accounting and Business Research (2016)

200 Citations

The value relevance of corporate responsibility reporting: South African evidence

Marna de Klerk;Charl de Villiers.
Meditari Accountancy Research (2012)

184 Citations

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