Dividend (Vol. 5, No. 3, Spring, 1974)
Table of Contents: Current Issues in Accounting A Dividend Interview p. 4 - D. H. Skadden, Arthur Young Distinguished Professor of Accounting, tackles such questions as: Who should control the profession? How should accounting principles be established? How will education for accountancy change? How should accountants handle inflation? ; Changes and Forecasts by Guy W. Trump p. 8 - The rapid change that has overtaken the accounting profession, both in growth and scope, and some forecasts as to what that may mean in the future, are discussed by Guy Trump, vice-president-education, of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. ; "Mercury in the Head, and Lead in the Tail" p. 10 - by Herbert F. Taggart The Francis E. Ross Collection of Accounting Books contains some very interesting items, including "Advice to the Women and Maidens of London" and the account book of the Earl of Dumferling, dated 1652. Herbert F. Taggart, professor emeritus of accounting, gives us an entertaining description of parts of the collection. ; The Paton Accounting Center p. 13 - A portfolio of architect's drawings and floor plans, together with some explanation of costs and financing of the proposed Paton Center. ; John Caldwell Colt by Francis E. Ross p. 17 - John Colt was an accountant, author, teacher, lecturer, dabbler in engineering, law, farming and trade, and the central figure in a sensational New York tragedy in 1841. Here Francis Ross, whose hobby of collecting old accounting books first led him to Colt's story, gives us an account of the life of this early American accountant. ; Among Ourselves p. 20 - Associates Seminar held on corporate strategy; Director named of Division of Research; Kresge Chairman receives Business Leadership Award; productivity research projects described, and a wonderful old picture of former business school faculty is printed. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50708>
Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Michigan
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