Corpus ID: 62834566

The Value of Incorporating Emotional Intelligence Skills in the Education of Accounting Students

@article{Jones2009TheVO,
  title={The Value of Incorporating Emotional Intelligence Skills in the Education of Accounting Students},
  author={Greg Jones and Anne Abraham},
  journal={The Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={48-60}
}
  • Greg Jones, A. Abraham
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • The Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal
The tasks and skills that are required of accounting practitioners in today’s global business environment have changed significantly since the early 1990s. No longer are accounting practitioners required merely to undertake the tasks necessary for information provision, such as bookkeeping, data analysis and tax preparation. Instead, they are now in a more encompassing position which has extended their roles into information facilitation, thus repositioning accountants as knowledge… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

A Comparison of Generic Skills and Emotional Intelligence in Accounting Education
Embedding generic skills such as communication and teamwork in the accounting curriculum continues to attract attention from stakeholders. In parallel, the business world and more recently someExpand
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SKILLS POSSESSED BY UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN DELTA STATE: BRIDGING THE NEED GAP
Employers of labour complain about fresh graduate employees who, though with high grade points, perform very poorly in their managerial and leadership responsibilities. Despite their high intelligentExpand
The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on the Achievement of Accounting Subject
Emotional intelligence which can be defined as the ability to understand the emotions of oneself and others is one of the topics gaining importance in terms of particularly controlling and channelingExpand
Accounting for EI: Does emotional intelligence predict greater intercultural growth?
Keys to success in today’s global business world demands intercultural sensitivity, knowledge, and skills. Universities have increasingly encouraged study abroad experiences as a way to provideExpand
Listening Skills: Accountancy Educators in Retreat?
Purpose: to gain insight into the training received by accountancy graduates in soft skills with a major focus on listening skills; and, both, in light of findings, and impelled by the pleas ofExpand
Skills expectation-performance gap : a study of Pakistan's accounting education
ABSTRACT Higher education institutions are always directed through policy reforms to promote graduates employability by developing skills in students that contribute to human capital. This interestExpand
Accounting students’ perceptions of important business communication skills for career success: An exploratory study in the Tunisian context
Purpose This paper aims to examine the business communication skills that accounting students see as having the highest importance for career success. It also explores the current levels ofExpand
EMPLOYERS' PERCEPTIONS OF GENERIC EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS OF ACCOUNTING GRADUATES: EVIDENCE FROM SAUDI ARABIA
This study aims to examine the employers’ perceptions about the employability skills required from accounting graduates in Saudi Arabia. To achieve this goal, a sample of employers in Saudi ArabiaExpand
Skills and Attributes Needed for Success in Accounting Career: Do Employers' Expectations Fit with Students' Perceptions? Evidence from Tunisia
Purpose – The aim of this article is to examine perceptions and expectations of two major stakeholders: students and employers of the importance of skills and attributes for securing entry-levelExpand
How Indonesian Accounting Education Providers Meet the Demand of the Industry
The purpose of this study is to evaluate performance of accounting education providers in Indonesia in producing graduates required by the industry. This study compares different perception betweenExpand
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 51 REFERENCES
The need for the integration of emotional intelligence skills in business education
Abstract Since the concept of 'emotional intelligence' (El) was first introduced, it has been developed, adapted and embraced by the business world and more recently, by academics. El skills haveExpand
Personal skills development in the accounting curriculum
Today's challenging economic situation means that it is no longer sufficient for a new graduate to have knowledge of an academic subject; increasingly it is necessary for students to gain thoseExpand
Influences on Undergraduate Students' Intentions to become Qualified Accountants: Evidence from Australia
Abstract In this study, first year commerce students in Australia were surveyed about their perceptions of their accounting studies and their perceptions of the attributes required of professionalExpand
Communication skills in accounting education: perceptions of academics, employers and graduate accountants
Communication skills are central to intellectual interaction between the providers and the recipients of information. The importance of accounting starts with the gathering and processing ofExpand
Education Implications of the Changing Role of Accountants: Perceptions of Practitioners, Academics and Students
This paper investigates the premise that the role of accountants has changed in recent times, and considers the implications for future accounting education. A review of the current literature wasExpand
Does Graduate Business Education Contribute to Professional Accounting Success? (Retracted)
We investigate the value of graduate business education in learning tacit knowledge and achieving professional accounting success. Archival (n = 5,932) and survey (n = 2,941) data from managerialExpand
The case for the ability‐based model of emotional intelligence in organizational behavior
In this second counterpoint article, we refute the claims of Landy, Locke, and Conte, and make the more specific case for our perspective, which is that ability-based models of emotional intelligenceExpand
Increasing Awareness of Emotional Intelligence in a Business Curriculum
IN TODAY’S GLOBAL, “bigger is better” business environment, theneed for intrapersonal awareness and interpersonal communicationskills is greater than ever. Business schools are being asked toExpand
Accounting Students' Perceptions of Important Skills for Career Success
Abstract Given numerous calls from the accounting profession to emphasize nontechnical skills in accounting programs, it seems appropriate and important to ascertain whether that message has reachedExpand
Accounting Graduates Perceptions of Skills Emphasis in Undergraduate Courses: An Investigation from Two Victorian Universities
This study investigated the emphasis placed on technical and generic skills developed during undergraduate accounting courses from the graduate perspective. It is motivated by two issues. First,Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...