Strategi Bisnis, Manajemen Laba, dan Keterbacaan Informasi Naratif Laporan Tahunan

Annisaa Rahman, Risa Wahyuni EDT

Abstract


This study aims to examine the association of business strategy and earnings management on the readability of narrative information in the annual report. This research was conducted at publicly listed companies in Indonesia in the 2015 to 2017, with a total sample of 495 firm-years. The results of this study prove that the company's business strategy has an association with the readability of narrative information on a company's annual report. However, there is no evidence that the level of readability of the annual report's narrative information is related to earnings management by the company. In summary, it can be concluded that the level of readability of the narrative information on a company's annual report tends to be driven because of the company's business characteristics, not because of the opportunistic motives of management.

Keywords: readability, business strategy, earnings management

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menguji asosiasi strategi bisnis dan manajemen laba terhadap keterbacaan informasi naratif laporan tahunan. Penelitian ini dilakukan pada perusahaan terbuka yang terdaftar di Bursa Efek Indonesia pada tahun 2015 sampai dengan 2017, dengan total sampel sebanyak 495 perusahaan-tahun. Penelitian ini dilakukan pada periode 2015-2017. Hasil penelitian ini membuktikan bahwa strategi bisnis perusahaan memiliki asosiasi dengan keterbacaan informasi naratif laporan keuangan. Namun, tidak ditemukan bukti bahwa tingkat keterbacaan informasi naratif laporan tahunan berkaitan dengan manajemen laba yang dilakukan oleh perusahaan. Secara ringkas dapat disimpulkan bahwa tingkat keterbacaan pengungkapan informasi naratif laporan tahunan perusahaan cenderung didorong karena karakteristik bisnis perusahaan, bukan karena motif oportunistik manajemen.

Kata kunci: keterbacaan, strategi bisnis, manajemen laba

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20961/jab.v20i1.489

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