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Using the Albrecht and Sack study to guide curriculum decisions

Advances in Accounting Education

ISBN: 978-0-7623-1458-4, eISBN: 978-1-84950-519-2

ISSN: 1085-4622

Publication date: 27 June 2008


Our findings reveal that large, national, and international employers desire knowledge and skills that are different from those required by smaller, local, and regional employers. The study also found that desired knowledge and skills differ between employer industries. Finally, significant differences also were noted in the knowledge, general skills, and technology ability requirements. These results suggest that A&S findings should be interpreted in the context of each educational institution's own unique environment.


Johnson, S., Schmidt, B., Teeter, S. and Henage, J. (2008), "Using the Albrecht and Sack study to guide curriculum decisions", Schwartz, B.N. and Catanach, A.H. (Ed.) Advances in Accounting Education (Advances in Accounting Education, Vol. 9), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 251-266.



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