Job satisfaction among entry-level accountants.

Few would argue that the accounting profession has stiff competition in attracting and retaining the best and brightest business school graduates. At the same time, the accounting faculties at many colleges and universities find their best students are hesitant to major in accounting. What is wrong? What can be done? Research conducted on the job satisfaction of accountants indicates dissatisfaction with working conditions, work assignments, and supervisory relationships. A survey of newly employed accounting graduates, based on the Accounting Education Change Commission's (AECC) Issue Statement No. 4, Improving the Early Employment Experiences of Accountants, was taken to learn about their early employment experiences. The statement addresses the gap between what accounting graduates expected and what they actually found in their early employment.

Main Author: Hiltebeitel, Kenneth M.
Other Authors: Leauby, Bruce A., Larking, Joseph M.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 2000
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