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?
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.
The IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway can be incredibly useful for accountancy educators and their students—curated information can be vastly useful in the digital age when so much is information is available it can become too much information.
Since its inception, the IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway has featured a number of articles covering various dimensions of governance in organizations. This article provides a recap of what has been published thus far to draw relevance between the role of the accountancy profession and good governance.