Being President, being myself

Denise Bovaird (Bovaird Partners, Auckland, New Zealand)

Pacific Accounting Review

ISSN: 0114-0582

Publication date: 18 July 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to recount the author's career trajectory to date, and the choices, challenges and opportunities she has faced along the way.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is an autobiography.

Findings

The central message is that “you don't have to be one of the blokes to succeed”.

Originality/value

The paper presents candid reflections on negotiating the gendered world of professional accounting.

Keywords

Citation

Bovaird, D. (2008), "Being President, being myself", Pacific Accounting Review, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 107-110. https://doi.org/10.1108/01140580810892463

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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