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CAREER EXPECTATIONS FOR ACCOUNTANTS IN SINGAPORE

International Journal of Career Management

ISSN: 0955-6214

Article publication date: 1 December 1993

Abstract

Accountancy is an important profession in the business world. Almost every firm requires an accountant and this enhances the job opportunities available in the market. Because of the need to keep up with the fast‐changing world, accountancy courses have become extremely popular with students and executives. Examines the expectations of accountancy students and accounting professionals of the career prospects in accountancy. Seeks to compare the views of accounting professionals with that of accountancy students on issues such as expectations, career prospects, and essential qualities in the field of accountancy. Hopefully, the survey carried out on 30 accounting professionals and 50 first‐year accountancy students will create an awareness of the issues and help to restructure the accounting curriculum to emphasize the importance of the findings.

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Citation

Poon Teng Fatt, J. (1993), "CAREER EXPECTATIONS FOR ACCOUNTANTS IN SINGAPORE", International Journal of Career Management, Vol. 5 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003864

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MCB UP Ltd

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