Ping Lin's research while affiliated with California State University, Long Beach and other places

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After the initial requirement of compensation discussion and analysis (CD&A) in proxy documents, SEC reviewed 350 companies' CD&A in 2007 and reported lack of readability and clarity in this document. Hence we examined the readability measures of CD&A from 2007 to 2013. We also compared the CD&A to the 'letter to the shareholders' and the managemen...
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This chapter reports how accounting professionals and students perceive the proficiency of their communication skills. We find that professionals perceive themselves as having higher interpersonal skills, writing skills, and speaking skills than do students. Despite decades of accounting curricula's focus on communication skills, there remains a pe...

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... helping them develop to the extent that graduate employers wish to employ them. Despite changes to degree courses that have incorporated a focus on communication, evidence presented from recent studies by Lin et al. (2013) and Roberts (2017) have found that students continued to underestimate the importance of communication skills in the role of the professional accountant. ...