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The Dynamics of International Accounting


A Focus on the Asia-Pacific Region


by Fujing N. Shiue



About the Book:

    International corporate executives responsible for managing day-to-day accounting systems need to understand accounting procedures and standards throughout the world. They also need to be familiar with cultural, social, educational, and political considerations (not often discussed in the literature) and the ways in which financial reporting systems differ among countries.

    This book provides information needed by accountants, business executives, money managers, scholars, and students to understand "how" and "why" financial reporting and accounting systems vary. The emphasis here is on Asia: China (especially), Taiwan, and Japan, each of which is a significant player in the sphere of Asian business.


About the Author:

    Fujing N. Shiue is Professor of Accountancy and Chair of the Department of Accountancy at the Chinese Culture University in Taipei, Taiwan. He is a founding member of the Taiwanese Accounting Association and has served on the Board of Directors since its inception in 1995. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland and a member of the American Accounting Association. He earned his M.B.A. (in International Business and Finance) and Ph.D. (in Accountancy) from The George Washington University.


Publication date: 1998

Tables; references; glossary; index

Size: 6 x 9 (15.2 x 22.9); xii, 187 pages

CIP L.C. 98-42224

ISBN 978-0-87850-130-4  $24.95  Buy it at Amazon.com!