What major changes have occurred in practice or academic research as a result of accounting scandals?

Week 1 – Assignment: Critique the Conditions in the Field
Task: Submit to complete this assignment
Due September 16 at 11:59 PM
From the perspective of a practitioner or academician, write a paper in which you critique the current conditions of the accounting and auditing profession.
How did the profession evolve to its current state and in what direction is this field headed?
Evaluate how we can positively impact the future of research based on your findings. Identify potential ethical dilemmas in your analysis.
Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.External Resource (S): Books and Resources for this Week
1. Financial Accounting Theory and Analysis: Text Readings and Cases
Schroeder, R. G., Clark, M. W., & Cathey, J. M. Financial accounting theory and analysis: Text readings and cases. Hoboken, NJ John Wiley & Sons.
Read Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 42. Nelson, E. (2012, September 1). Double entry: How the merchants of Venice created modern finance.3. Sargiacomo, M., Servalli, S., & Andrei, P. (2012, November). Fabio Besta: Accounting thinker and accounting history pioneer.4. Zeff, S. A. (2012, May). The evolution of the IASC into the IASB, and the challenges it faces.5. American Institute of CPAs.
https://www.aicpa.org/6. ACC-7035-Rubric 1
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