LEGITIMACY THEORY Definition

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LEGITIMACY THEORY posits that businesses are bound by the social contract in which the firms agree to perform various socially desired actions in return for approval of its objectives and other rewards, and this ultimately guarantees its continued existence.

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NET, in general, is the figure remaining after all relevant deductions have been made from the starting, or gross, amount.

COST OBJECT is anything for which cost data is desired, e.g., products, product lines, customers, jobs, and organizational sub-units such as departments or divisions of a company.

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