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A Research on Investigation of Accounting Candidates’ Concern About The Accounting Profession

Author(s): Mehmet Kaygusuzoğlu, Abdurrahman Coşkuner
Subject(s): Psychology, Higher Education , Accounting - Business Administration
Published by: Arif YILDIZ
Keywords: Anxiety; Professional Anxiety; Accounting; Accounting Profession;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the concerns of accounting professionals who work in the offices of CPA but who does not have a certificate of professional qualification and higher education institutions students are affected by factors such as student or employee, gender, age, department, type of education, and state of accounting courses in high school, presence of an accountant in the family. Research has been limited to Adiyaman province due to time and cost factors. The research was carried out at Adiyaman University, Adiyaman University Vocational School of Social Sciences, CPA offices in Adiyaman and 402 people participated in the research. Survey method was preferred in the study with the aim of collecting data. Survey form was used in the research that 5 points likert type scale are prepared according to. Data reached were analyzed with SPSS 22 program. Frequency analysis was performed on survey propositions, the Independent T test and the one-way ANOVA test were applied to the survey propositions. Arithmetic averages of propositions and factor averages were determined by frequency analysis. The average of the three highest and lowest propositions were determined according to various variables. The analysis shows the results that accounting education in high school and class degree at university affect the anxiety toward accounting profession. At the end of the study, recommendations were made to reduce the concerns of individuals concerned about the accounting profession.

  • Issue Year: 4/2021
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 194-206
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Turkish