An Analysis of the Success and Failure Factors of Accounting Graduates from Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities Who are Employed by Big Eight Accounting Firms

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The major thrust of this study is to identify factors that contribute to turnover of black accountants in public accounting and to identify the factors that lead to the success or failure of black accountants. This research was limited to the eight largest national public accounting firms in the United States (the Big Eight). Open-ended questions about the reasons for (1) turnover of black accountants in public accounting firms, (2) success of black accountants in public accounting firms, and (3) failure of black accountants in public accounting firms were presented to three groups of respondents. The population includes (1) personnel ... continued below

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Marshall, Clifford L. (Clifford Leon) August 1983.

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The major thrust of this study is to identify factors that contribute to turnover of black accountants in public accounting and to identify the factors that lead to the success or failure of black accountants. This research was limited to the eight largest national public accounting firms in the United States (the Big Eight). Open-ended questions about the reasons for (1) turnover of black accountants in public accounting firms, (2) success of black accountants in public accounting firms, and (3) failure of black accountants in public accounting firms were presented to three groups of respondents. The population includes (1) personnel managers and supervising personnel in Big Eight firms, (2) black accountants who are either presently or were previously employed by Big Eight firms, and (3) accounting faculty members at predominantly black institutions.

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Marshall, Clifford L. (Clifford Leon). An Analysis of the Success and Failure Factors of Accounting Graduates from Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities Who are Employed by Big Eight Accounting Firms, dissertation, August 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330604/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .