Steve Toms

University of Leeds - Faculty of Business

Professor of Accounting

Leeds LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

University of Leeds - Division of Accounting and Finance

Leeds LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Risk Accounting: An Accounting Based Approach to Measuring Enterprise Risk and Risk Appetite

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
Durham University Business School, Financial InterGroup, Durham Business School - Centre for Banking, Institutions & Development, University of York - The York Management School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Risk measurement, Risk management, Operational risk, Enterprise risk, Risk appetite

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Financial Distress, Market Anomalies and Single and Multifactor Asset Pricing Models: New Evidence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2002
Syed I. Hussain, Steve Toms and Steve Diacon
Nottingham University Business School, University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 1,069 (30,689)
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Market Anomalies, Fama and French (1993) three-factor model, Negative book-to-market firms, financial distress, CAPM

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Equity Returns, Bankruptcy Risk and Asset Pricing Models

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2002
Syed I. Hussain, Steve Diacon and Steve Toms
Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham University Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 1,008 (33,308)
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Bankruptcy, CAPM, Fama and French (1993) three-factor model, systematic risk, z-score

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Chandler and the Theory of the Firm

Steven Toms and John F. Wilson (2012), ‘Revisiting Chandler on the theory of the firm’, in Dietrich, M and Krafft, J (eds). Handbook On The Economics And Theory of The Firm, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Steve Toms and John F. Wilson
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and University of Newcastle
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Chandler; theory of the firm; resource based view

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Earnings Management in the UK: The Impact of Managerial Share Ownership and Minority Shareholder Protection on Discretionary Accruals

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
University of York - The York Management School, University of York (UK) and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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earnings management, managerial share ownership, discretionary accruals, UK company law, minority shareholder protection

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The Impact of Corporate Environmental Disclosures and Audit Committees on Environmental Reputation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Habiba Al-Shaer, A. Salama and Steve Toms
Newcastle University Business School, University of Newcastle - Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 771 (48,187)
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Environmental Disclosure, Audit Committees, Environmental Reputation, UK FTSE350

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Industry Returns, Single and Multifactor Asset Pricing Tests

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Syed I. Hussain and Steve Toms
Nottingham University Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Industry, asset pricing, three factor model

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Accounting Based Risk Measurement

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 423 (102,233)
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Capital, asset, pricing, model, cost, behaviour, risk, discount, rate

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Governance Thresholds, Managerial Ownership and Corporate Performance: Evidence from the UK

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2013
University of York - The York Management School, University of York (UK) and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 401 (108,786)
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Governance threshold, managerial ownership, performance, piecewise linear regressions

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Fraud and Financial Scandals: A Historical Analysis of Opportunity and Impediment

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 335 (132,800)
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Financial fraud, South Sea Bubble, Railway Mania, Royal Mail Steam Packet, Slater Walker, Polly Peck, Global Financial Crisis

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Accounting Based Risk Measurement: An Alternative to CAPM Derived Discount Factors

University of York Management School Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 May 2012
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 327 (136,309)

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Asset beta, CAPM, fixed cost, accounting rate of return

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Divergence and Convergence within Anglo-American Corporate Governance Systems: Evidence From the US and UK, 1950-2000

Business History, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 267-295, April 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2010
Steve Toms and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 314 (142,221)
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Corporat,e governance, scale, scope, United States, United Kingdom

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Accounting Disclosure and Human Rights in the Oil Industry

ACCOUNTING DISCLOSURE AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE OIL INDUSTRY, pp.194-215, C. Mallin, ed., Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Matthias Beck and Steve Toms
Queen's University Belfast and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 309 (144,608)

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oil industry, human rights, corporate social responsibility, corporate social accounting

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Does Community and Environmental Responsibility Affect Firm Risk? Evidence from UK Panel Data 1994-2006

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
A. Salama, Keith P. Anderson and Steve Toms
University of Newcastle - Business School, The York Management School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 286 (156,607)
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Corporate social responsibility, ethical investing, beta, financial risk

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Turnaround at William Morrison Supermarkets PLC, 2004-2007

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 272 (166,195)

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William Morrison plc, Safeway PLC, retail, supermarkets, United Kingdom

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Creative Accounting in the British Industrial Revolution: Cotton Manufacturers and the ‘Ten Hours’ Movement

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Steve Toms and Alice Shepherd
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and University of Leeds
Downloads 272 (164,937)
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British Industrial Revolution, Accounting, Child labour, Factory Reform, Lancashire cotton textiles, Greg, Quarry Bank Mill

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Do Financial Analysts Care About Environmental Disclosures in Corporate Annual Reports?

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Habiba Al-Shaer, A. Salama and Steve Toms
Newcastle University Business School, University of Newcastle - Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 251 (178,542)
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Firm Resources, Quality Signals and The Determinants of Corporate Environmental Reputation: Some UK Evidence

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 241 (185,823)
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resource based view, accounting disclosure, quality signalling, corporate social responsibility

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The Evolution of Private Equity: Corporate Restructuring in the UK, c. 1945-2010

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Steve Toms, Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business, University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre and Nottingham University Business School
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private, equity, venture capital, corporate restructuring, 3i, Slater Walker, management, buyout

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Economic Development, Climate Change and the Limitations of Corporate Social Responsibility

S. Toms (2013), ‘Economic development, climate change and the limitations of corporate social responsibility’, in Kathryn Haynes, Alan Murray, Jesse Dillard (eds), Corporate Social Responsibility, A Research Handbook, Abingdon: Routledge.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2014
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 217 (205,268)

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Corporate social responsibility, peak oil, population, critical accounting

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Calculating Profit: A Historical Perspective on the Development of Capitalism

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 205-221, February 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Nov 2010
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 214 (207,958)

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transition feudalism capitalism return on capital accounting calculation

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Capital Market Efficiency in the British Industrial Revolution: The Case of the Lancashire Cotton Industry, 1760-1840

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Lancashire, cotton, industrial, revolution, profits, capital

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The Impact of Financial and Product Market Innovation on the Nature of Entrepreneurship: A Historical Perspective

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Steve Toms, Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business, University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre and Nottingham University Business School
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Entrepreneurship, innovation, finance, British industrial revolution, management buyouts, credit institutions, lending

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Signalling Characteristics and Information Content of Directors’ Dealings on the London Stock Exchange

Journal of Risk and Governance , Vol. 1, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Mohd M. Ajlouni and Steve Toms
Yarmouk University and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
Downloads 153 (279,363)

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Insider Trading Event, Study Directors

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Asymmetric Response: Explaining Corporate Social Disclosure by Multi-National Firms in Environmentally Sensitive Industries

University of York Management School Working Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Steve Toms and John Hasseldine
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 140 (300,075)
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Corporate Social Disclosure, Oil Industry, Financial Reporting

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Refinancing and the Profitability of UK PFI Projects

POLICY MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE OF PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP, pp.64-81, A. Akintoye and M. Beck, eds., Wiley Blackwell, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2010
Steve Toms, Darinka Asenova and Matthias Beck
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business, Glasgow Caledonian University and Queen's University Belfast
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private finance initiative, refinancing, private sector profits

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Business Strategy and Firm Performance: The British Corporate Economy, 1949-1984

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2010
Steve Toms, David Higgins and John F. Wilson
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business, University of York - The York Management School and University of Newcastle
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Financial performance corporate strategy return on capital

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Economic History and Business History: Mutual Contributions and Future Prospects

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Steve Toms and John F. Wilson
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and University of Newcastle
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business history, economic history, Lancashire Cotton Industry

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Producer Cooperatives and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century Cotton Textile Industry

The York Management School Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Oct 2011
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Cooperative, Financial Performance, Lancashire Textile Industry

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The English Cotton Industry and the Loss of the World Market

KING COTTON: A TRIBUTE TO DOUGLAS FARNIE, Wilson, J., ed., pp.58-76, Lancaster, Carnegie , York Management School Working Paper No. 30-2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Lancashire, textiles, finance, governance

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Growth, Profits and Technological Choice: The Case of the Lancashire Cotton Textile Industry

Journal of Industrial History, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 35–55, 1998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Lancashire cotton industry, rings and mules, automatic looms, vertical integration, financial performance, capital accumulation, technology

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Rent-Seeking, Financial Scandals and Inequality: Evidence From the UK, 1908–2010

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2020
Steve Toms and Chieh Lin
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and Leeds University Business School
Downloads 74 (454,513)

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fraud, financial scandal, inequality, financialization, financial regulation

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Accessing Capital Markets: Aristocrats and New Share Issues in the Cycle and Pneumatic Tyre Industries, 1892-1898

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Shima Amini, Lei Lei and Steve Toms
University of Leeds, Independent and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Cycle, pneumatic tyres, initial public offerings, elite directors, aristocracy, United Kingdom

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Ownership, Financial Strategy and Performance: The Lancashire Cotton Textile Industry, 1918-1938

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
University of York - The York Management School, University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and City University London - The Business School
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Keynes, cotton, banks, syndicates, corporate restructuring

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Risk and Value in Labour and Capital Markets: The UK Corporate Economy, 1980-2005

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2010
Steve Toms and A. Salama
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and University of Newcastle - Business School
Downloads 66 (482,878)
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Operating, financial, leverage, risk, labour, flexible

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Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy and Philanthropy: Competition and Regulation in Nineteenth Century British Cotton Textiles

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 18-04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Alice Shepherd and Steve Toms
University of Leeds and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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British industrial revolution, cotton textile industry, factory acts, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility.

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Factory Acts, working hours, rate of profit, cost structure, accounting, cotton industry

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Network Preferences and the Growth of the British Cotton Textile Industry, c.1780-1914

Prepared for presentation at Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, June 2017, Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Business Networks, British Cotton Textile Industry, Innovation, Finance, Regions, Entrepreneurship, Mergers

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The Limitations of Economic Counterfactuals: The Case of the Lancashire Textile Industry

Management & Organizational History, Vol. 2, p. 315, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Steve Toms and Matthias Beck
University of Leeds - Faculty of Business and Queen's University Belfast
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entrepreneurs, history simulation, Lancashire cotton textiles

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Corporate Governance and Financial Constraints on Strategic Turnarounds

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 407-433, May 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2006
Igor Filatotchev and Steve Toms
City University London - The Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business
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Firm Resources and Quality Signalling: Evidence from UK Initial Public Offerings

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Bob Berry, Beat Reber and Steve Toms
Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham Business School and University of Leeds - Faculty of Business

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London Stock Exchange, Advisors, Initial public offerings (IPO), Firm management, Market value, Business counseling, Boards of directors, Experience, Firm image, Operator ownership