The Vital Role of the Accountant (Part 1 of 2)

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The Vital Role of the Accountant (Part 1 of 2)

Accounting in a Modern Market Economy
January 12, 2004

Abstract

Accurate accounting--and some implications of when this role is ignored--is examined in part one of "The Vital Role of the Accountant." Reliable income accounting is a crucial ingredient to economic growth and the functioning of the modern market economy, this column asserts, because modern organizations cannot survive without it.

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