As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank all the writers who have contributed to the inaugural year of the Global Knowledge Gateway.
For the accountancy profession, 2015 was a forward-looking year. The need to attract and develop new talent, embrace rapidly changing technological trends, and demonstrate how the accountancy profession is playing a wider role in society were
Professional accountants can play a key role in risk management by engaging in scenario analysis exercises. They can use scenario analysis to improve the efficient management of resources, corporate governance, and the facilitation of information.
Reflections on the the long-term failure of public finance in ancient Rome and the lessons we can learn from the Roman treasury system.
Epictetus, a Greek Stoic philosopher who lived in the early second century AD, argued our capacity to reason provides the basis to recognize many ethical truths, so what would he say to the accountants of today regarding professional ethics codes?
Islamic finance is seen by many as an island existing in a vast global system of financial institutions and regulations. Much of the international dialogue today is focused on finding common approaches for financial regulations, standards, and ethical codes so that the global economy can operate more reliably and efficiently. How does Islamic finance fit into this process? Must it fit in?
Islamic finance is beginning to provide investors with green financing initiatives, initiatives that have similarities and differences with their Western counterparts.
A renowned finance expert from China discusses the critical roles finance professionals play in guiding business leaders, emphasizing the importance of total budget management in problem solving and strategic growth.
In today’s digital economy with instantaneous, one-click purchases for downloadable products that are physically imperceptible and weightless, how can we assign value to digital assets?
Accountants can play an important role in fostering the “Maker’s Economy” by providing necessary guidance to entrepreneurs in the early stages of product development and business growth.