DECISION USEFULNESS: TRADE-OFF ANTARA RELIABILITY DAN RELEVANCE

  • AGUS INDRA TENAYA

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to search for trade-off solution betweenreliability and relevance. Approach that can be used to have more reliable andrelevant financial statement is decision usefulness. This approach suggests thatfinancial statement must be useful to become a base of investors’ decision making.The change function of financial statement from just a tool of responsibility tobecome a tool of decision making has caused historical cost-based financialstatement could not be used to predict future value of a firm. This problem couldbe solved by presenting full disclosure of financial statement. Discussion sessionshows that full disclosure results in more useful and reliable accountinginformation to be used in decision making process of various users.

Author Biography

AGUS INDRA TENAYA
Jurusan AkuntansiFakultas Ekonomi, Universitas Udayana
How to Cite
INDRA TENAYA, AGUS. DECISION USEFULNESS: TRADE-OFF ANTARA RELIABILITY DAN RELEVANCE. Jurnal Ilmiah Akuntansi dan Bisnis, [S.l.], july 2007. ISSN 2303-1018. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/jiab/article/view/2551>. Date accessed: 11 nov. 2019.
Section
Articles

Keywords

decision usefulness, trade-off, full disclosure, financial reporting