Accounting for Success: A History of Price Waterhouse in by David Grayson Allen, Kathleen McDermott

By David Grayson Allen, Kathleen McDermott

Set firmly in the greater context of yank company historical past, "Accounting for Success" lines the evolution of the century-old, uncommon accounting company of rate Waterhouse (PW). Allen and McDermott divide PW's background into 3 special classes. the 1st (1890 to the mid-1920s) covers the institution of the yank outpost of a British father or mother and the Americanization of its perform. the second one (the subsequent forty years) highlights PW's upward thrust to unequalled expert management and the $64000 function performed by way of the audit. The 3rd (the Seventies on) specializes in PW's reaction to the demanding situations caused through the globalization of the economic climate, heightened pageant between organizations, and the expansion of nonaudit companies. The authors additionally deal with six vital issues that recur all through PW's background: the significance of the associate; the numerous function performed via the legislation in shaping the accounting profession's rights and obligations; the altering nature of accounting providers; the regularly evolving and intricate company atmosphere; the hugely noticeable position performed by way of PW's management; and PW's all over the world method of its company.

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Wolfgang Berger-Vogel, gleichzeitig auch den Vorsitz im geschäftsführenden Ausschuss der IGC innehat, der Bundesverband der Bilanzbuchhalter und Controller, das Österreichische Controller-Institut (ÖCI) oder das Controller-Zentrum Sankt Gallen (CSZG). Ausführliche Informationen zur IGC und ihren Mitgliedern finden Sie u. a. org. Vgl. html. 31 A A IFRS Rechnungslegung – Herausforderung für Controller Der Manager betreibt das Geschäft Manager verantwortlich für das Ergebnis Abb. 2: Controlling Controller als institutionaler Kategorie wird durch Abbildung 2 syste8 matisiert .

Nur wenn Controller beide Rollen aktiv ausfüllen, ist sichergestellt, dass eine controllinggerechte Führung im Sinne des IGC-Controller- 11 Vgl. IGC/Weißenberger, Controller und IFRS, 2006, S. 21. 35 Rollenverständ nis der Control ler A IFRS Rechnungslegung – Herausforderung für Controller Leitbilds, das bildlich das „Dach“ des House of Controlling darstellt, realisiert wird. Bindeglied zwischen Fundament und Dach des House of Controlling sind die Aktionsfelder der Controller, die quasi die Säulen einer controllinggerechten Führung ausmachen.

Da das IASB jedoch ein privatrechtlicher Standardsetter ist, werden die IFRS nicht automatisch europäisches Recht. Sie müssen hierfür vielmehr ein aufwändiges Komitologie-Verfahren durchlaufen, bevor sie mit der Veröffentlichung im 24 25 Amtsblatt der EU erst rechtlich verbindlich werden . EU Verordnung: Politische Stärkung der IFRS Die EU-Verordnung zur Rechnungslegung markiert einen wichtigen Meilenstein im Wettbewerb der Systeme „IFRS“ versus „US-GAAP“, der vor allem politisch beurteilt werden muss: Eine sachliche Überlegenheit der IFRS gegenüber den US-GAAP oder umgekehrt ist nämlich bisher weder in der Wissenschaft noch in der Praxis nachgewiesen worden.

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