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Accountancy Futures


Rohit Talwar, CEO of Fast Futures, talks to ACCA about the accountancy futures research Drivers of Change

This interview focuses on some of the imperatives for business and the accountancy profession that were identified in the Drivers of Change research.

An imperative for businesses is to develop a systematic, organisation-wide approach to scanning the future external environment. Preparing for a wide range of possibilities, tolerance of uncertainty, curiositity and 'seeing round corners' are becoming critical development priorities for managers and leaders alike.

An imperative for the accounting profession is to develop a global orientation. The pace of global expansion of firms from developed and developing markets alike is placing the spotlight on accountancy's ability to master the technical, language and cultural challenges of cross border operations.

Rohit tells us more:

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Published: 31 Jan 2013