Steve Toms

University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)

Professor of Accounting

Leeds LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

University of Leeds - Division of Accounting and Finance

Leeds LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 987 (21,446)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Bankruptcy, CAPM, Fama and French (1993) three-factor model, systematic risk, z-score

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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earnings management, managerial share ownership, discretionary accruals, UK company law, minority shareholder protection

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Industry Returns, Single and Multifactor Asset Pricing Tests

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Syed I. Hussain and Steve Toms
Nottingham University Business School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 578 (44,898)
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Industry, asset pricing, three factor model

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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, Newcastle University (UK) - Business School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Environmental Disclosure, Audit Committees, Environmental Reputation, UK FTSE350

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Accounting Based Risk Measurement

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 387 (73,794)

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Governance threshold, managerial ownership, performance, piecewise linear regressions

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Newcastle University (UK)
Downloads 305 (97,039)
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Chandler; theory of the firm; resource based view

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 298 (99,094)

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

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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oil industry, human rights, corporate social responsibility, corporate social accounting

12.

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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 278 (106,800)
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Corporat,e governance, scale, scope, United States, United Kingdom

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and University of Leeds
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British Industrial Revolution, Accounting, Child labour, Factory Reform, Lancashire cotton textiles, Greg, Quarry Bank Mill

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
Newcastle University (UK) - Business School, The York Management School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 216 (137,608)
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Corporate social responsibility, ethical investing, beta, financial risk

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

Business Ethics: A European Review, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 192-204, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
A. Salama, Keith P. Anderson and Steve Toms
Newcastle University (UK) - Business School, The York Management School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS), 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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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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resource based view, accounting disclosure, quality signalling, corporate social responsibility

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 199 (148,995)
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transition feudalism capitalism return on capital accounting calculation

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Corporate social responsibility, peak oil, population, critical accounting

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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, Newcastle University (UK) - Business School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS), 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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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Lancashire, cotton, industrial, revolution, profits, capital

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Insider Trading Event, Study Directors

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
Downloads 128 (217,044)

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

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS), Glasgow Caledonian University and Queen's University Belfast
Downloads 125 (220,971)

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS), University of York - The York Management School and Newcastle University (UK)
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Financial performance corporate strategy return on capital

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Nottingham University Business School
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Corporate Social Disclosure, Oil Industry, Financial Reporting

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Newcastle University (UK)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Cooperative, Financial Performance, Lancashire Textile Industry

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Keynes, cotton, banks, syndicates, corporate restructuring

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Cycle, pneumatic tyres, initial public offerings, elite directors, aristocracy, United Kingdom

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and Newcastle University (UK) - Business School
Downloads 58 (354,547)
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Operating, financial, leverage, risk, labour, flexible

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Lancashire cotton industry, rings and mules, automatic looms, vertical integration, financial performance, capital accumulation, technology

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‘Cold, Calculating Political Economy’: Fixed Costs, the Rate of Profit and the Length of the Working Day in the Factory Act Debates, 1832-1847.

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Steve Toms
University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Factory Acts, working hours, rate of profit, cost structure, accounting, cotton industry

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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British industrial revolution, cotton textile industry, factory acts, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility.

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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS) 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 - Sir John Cass Business School and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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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 - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)

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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