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The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Ethics as innovation

By Karen Wensley A culture that encourages individuals to look at issues from different angles is likely to attract great people and win awards for creative solutions. I was recently sitting in a boardroom waiting for a meeting to start. … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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2017: a year of abundance

By Dwayne Bragonier Thanks to the power of cloud computing, 2017 promises to bring huge breakthroughs in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Welcome to 2017, a time when things that were once impossible to imagine are becoming a … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The new intolerance in the age of Trump

By Trevor Wilson Would Donald Trump’s infamous “locker-room banter” count as unacceptable workplace behaviour? As I was standing at an intersection recently, I glanced over at the pole on the corner and was greeted by a poster entitled “Dear White … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Let’s hear it for the boss

By Stacy Lee Kong No one wants to be a subpar manager. Here’s how to up your game and be a standout boss. When Ilana Zeidel, a tax accountant at a mid-sized Toronto firm, was promoted to a management role … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Business etiquette: how to follow up after an interview

By Lisa van de Geyn If you think the interview went well, it doesn’t hurt to follow up with a phone call, a card or a simple gift. Most of us don’t know what the proper protocol is after we’ve … Continue reading

11/08/2016
by GAA Accounting
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When the minimum is too much

By David Descôteaux Raising the minimum wage may do more harm than good for those at the bottom of the income ladder. Imagine you are the CEO of a small or medium-sized enterprise that employs minimum-wage workers. How would you … Continue reading