This book, first published in 1995, collects together 26 of Leonard M. Savoie’s key speeches, all previously unpublished. Savoie was a titan in accounting education and these chapters are of valuable historical importance to the field. Section 1 consists of reports to council of the AICPA, Section 2 deals with general professional and educational issues, and Section 3 focuses on specific accounting and auditing standard-setting issues.
1. Reports to Council of the AICPA 2. General Professional Issues 2.1. A View of the Accounting Profession and Accounting Education From a Professional Accountant in Industry 2.2. Personal Views of Accounting Education 2.3. Should the Practice of Public Accounting Be Limited to the Graduates of Professional Schools of Accounting? 2.4. The Purposes of Education 2.5. Business Ethics and Government Regulation 2.6. Client-Auditor Relationship: Is More Independence Needed? 2.7. The Professional Goals of the Institute 2.8. Ombudsmanship and the Need for Hard-Nosed Auditing 3. Accounting Standard-Setting Issues