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Education for an accounting profession

Education for an accounting profession Purpose – This paper seeks to present an invited response to a paper describing the historical relationship between the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (and its predecessor body) and the universities in New Zealand. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is conceptual and takes the form of a commentary/review of the findings of the principal paper. Findings – The paper adds to the description in the principal paper and presents additional factors that are necessary in assessing the relationship between the professional body and the university sector. Originality/value – The paper extends the discussion in the principal paper with some reflection on the nature of professionalism and argues that a broader appreciation of professionalism is necessary to judge the effectiveness of the relationship in question. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pacific Accounting Review Emerald Publishing

Education for an accounting profession

Pacific Accounting Review , Volume 21 (2): 16 – Sep 11, 2009

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0114-0582
DOI
10.1108/01140580911002080
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper seeks to present an invited response to a paper describing the historical relationship between the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (and its predecessor body) and the universities in New Zealand. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is conceptual and takes the form of a commentary/review of the findings of the principal paper. Findings – The paper adds to the description in the principal paper and presents additional factors that are necessary in assessing the relationship between the professional body and the university sector. Originality/value – The paper extends the discussion in the principal paper with some reflection on the nature of professionalism and argues that a broader appreciation of professionalism is necessary to judge the effectiveness of the relationship in question.

Journal

Pacific Accounting ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 11, 2009

Keywords: Education; History; New Zealand; Universities; Professional associations

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