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  • Frida Parkhagen
  • Josefine Eriksson

    Student thesis: Bachelor

    Abstract

    Purpose: The aim of this bachelor thesis is to explain how advancement factors affect men and woman to advance in their careers in the accounting profession.

                                    

    Methodology: A positivist approaches and a deductive approach, with a quantitative method was used to obtain the results of the analysis.

     

    Theoretical perspective: The theory describes the career stages, audit assistant, approved auditor, registered auditor, manager and partner. Their responsibilities and what it takes to get there is explained. Theory section also describes the different advancement factors from a gender perspective.

     

    Empirical: The empirical material is based on a survey conducted in respondents who represent the five career stages. The collected data is then analyzed using statistical tests.

     

    Conclusion: The analysis shows that the identified career advancement factors that limit and stimulates the male and female auditors’ career ladder. Some advancement factors limited female auditors’ career ladder more than a generation.

     

     

    Date of Award2012-Aug-27
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorElin Smith (Supervisor) & Timurs Umans (Examiner)

    Educational program

    • Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Business Administration (50202)

    Keywords

    • career stages
    • career advancement factors
    • questionnaire survey
    • the auditing profession

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