A note on structuring employability skills for accounting students

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Warwick, J and Howard, A (2015). A note on structuring employability skills for accounting students. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences. 5 (10), pp. 165-174.
AuthorsWarwick, J and Howard, A
Abstract

The development of soft and technical skills as part of tertiary education courses is key to enhancing the employability skills of graduating students. Within the accounting profession there is little agreement over which skills should be developed and a wide range have been suggested as relevant. A sample (n = 62) of higher education educators and industry practitioners were surveyed to elicit their assessments of the importance of a range of employability skills. Exploratory Factor Analysis was used to group the skills into six factors that helped to provide a better understanding of the skills and how they could be grouped for teaching purposes

Year2015
JournalInternational Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences
Journal citation5 (10), pp. 165-174
PublisherHuman Resource Management Academic Research Society
ISSN2222-6990
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.6007/IJARBSS/v5-i10/1860
Publication dates
Print01 Oct 2015
Publication process dates
Deposited15 Aug 2017
Accepted01 Sep 2015
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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