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An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. (2019)
Journal Article
DOUGLAS, S. and GAMMIE, E. 2019. An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes. Accounting education [online], 28(3), pages 304-332. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2019.1605532

Non-technical skills are essential for today’s professional accountant who operates in a dynamic socio-technical environment. Accounting degrees have continued to be criticised for failing to develop these skills to the required level. In the Scott... Read More about An investigation into the development of non-technical skills by undergraduate accounting programmes..

Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates. (2017)
Thesis
DOUGLAS, S. 2017. Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis investigates why accountancy graduates are not preferred by large accountancy firms. This investigation is underpinned by two key factors sought by large accountancy recruiters: the ability of trainees to pass professional examinations (p... Read More about Does an accounting degree add up? An investigation into the professional exam performance and non-technical skill development of accounting degree graduates..


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