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dc.contributor.authorWhiting, Rosalind Hen_NZ
dc.identifier.citationWhiting, R. H. (2008). The Determinants of Career Success in the New Zealand Accountancy Profession (Accountancy Working Paper Series No. 8). EIASM 23rd Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, Slovenia, April 2008. Retrieved from
dc.description.abstractSixty-nine experienced New Zealand Chartered Accountants (CAs), displaying varying levels of family/work involvement were interviewed about their careers. The primary finding was that those with the least family responsibilities, irrespective of gender, were the most successful career-wise. Overall career success was enhanced by high career aspirations, long working hours and availability to clients, hard work, high technical competence and skills, networking, self-confidence, flexibility to relocate if required and large size and growth of the employing organisation. Most influential were career aspirations and a long hours/available work ethic, demonstrating the pervasiveness of the male linear career model. Career aspirations, desire for responsibility, perceived ability to handle pressure, long hours, availability to clients, networking and possibly technical skills (in cases of extended leave) were all influenced by the CA’s level of family responsibilities and not just gender aloneen_NZ
dc.publisherEIASM 23rd Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, Slovenia, April 2008.en_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAccountancy Working Paper Seriesen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHQ The family. Marriage. Womanen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHN Social history & conditions. Social problems. Social reformen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.titleThe Determinants of Career Success in the New Zealand Accountancy Professionen_NZ
dc.typeWorking Paperen_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages45en_NZ 19:30:40en_NZ
otago.schoolAccountancy and Business Lawen_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints860en_NZ & Business Lawen_NZ
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