Suitability of accounting education to current market

Indian Journal of Commerce and Management Studies

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Field Value
 
Title Suitability of accounting education to current market
 
Creator Tailor, R K
Ashoka, M L
Parmeshwara, Dr
Abhishek, N
 
Subject Accounting and Finance
Accounting education, quality of accounting education, trends in accounting environment
 
Description Purpose of the research: This study evaluates the perception of academicians teaching accounting in the universities of Karnataka state, India in the context of the suitability of accounting education for current market demand. It also assesses the level of suitability of accounting education to the current market need prevailing in the universities of Karnataka state.Methodology: This empirical-conceptual study was conducted based on both primary and secondary data. To analyse the data, accounting education quality index was developed. One-sample t-statistics was used for statistical analysis.Findings: Our results showed that average suitability of accounting education prevailing in the universities of Karnataka state to current market need was 43 percent. Further universities and academicians are needed to upgrade the accounting education system to this direction to build the strong practical knowledge base to the accounting graduates.Implications: The outcome of the results of this research will become an input to universities to take necessary steps for inclusion of AI applications, XBRL, and GRI SRs aspects in the accounting curriculum in the context of accounting and auditing of business and financial information makes the accounting graduates more employable.Originality/Value: This research will add the value to the existing literature in the field of accounting education. Meanwhile, it stresses the need for advancing accounting education in Indian context.
 
Publisher Indian Journal of Commerce and Management Studies
 
Contributor
 
Date 2020-05-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://scholarshub.net/index.php/ijcms/article/view/516
 
Source Indian Journal of Commerce and Management Studies; Vol 11, No 2 (2020)
22295674
22490310
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://scholarshub.net/index.php/ijcms/article/view/516/500
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Indian Journal of Commerce and Management Studies
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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