We Build Too Many Walls and Not Enough Bridges
This chapter takes a holistic approach to the observations documented by our authors and considers the implications of these collective reflections in terms of actions or beliefs that may be attributable to a narrowing of the divide between academic research and its use in practice. In particular, we develop an interpretive framework that may help make sense of the research-practice gap on a global scale, and which provides directions that have as their aim a closer engagement between research and the practice of public sector administration as it applies to accounting, management, or management accounting.
KeywordsResearch-practice gap Accounting Research relevance Public sector Research policy
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