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ACCT 6100 Effective Communication for the Accountant: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

ACCT 6100 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bhattacharya, S. (2010). How to decide effectively. Business Today, 19(5), 157.

Casey, A., & Goldman, E. (2010). Enhancing the ability to think strategically: A learning model. Management Learning, 41(2), 167–185.

Dummett, J. (2008). Ethics in a global environment. Intheblack, 78(5), 52–53.

Feuer, M. (2010). Respect: You have to earn it before you get it. Smart Business Atlanta, 7(3), 30.

Jaeger, J. (2010). Some best practices for transitioning to IFRS. Compliance Week, 7(72), 25, 65.

Koeppen, D. R.  (2000). Writing for success: Some tips for the accountant. The National Public Accountant, 45(1), 48–50.

Kranacher, M. (2009). Accounting and regulation and ethics, oh my! The CPA Journal, 79(11), 80.

Krater, G. (2009). Building a world class culture. CPA Practice Management Forum,  5(11), 5–7.

Larkins, E. R. (2001). Developing a clearer and stronger writing style. The National Public Accountant, 46(7), 42–44.

Mattessich, R. (1974). The incorporation and reduction of value judgments in systems. Management Science, 21(1), 1.

Pacini, C., Hillison, W., Fennema, M., & Placid, R. (2004). Attorney-Client privilege: CPAs and the e-frontier. Journal of Accountancy, 197(4), 64–71.

Porter, J. A. (1997). Writing skills of new accounting hires: The message is mixed. The Tax Adviser, 28(8), 518–521.


Short, K. (2010). Let's hear it for the blog! Accounting Today, 24(3), 22.

Su, S., Kan, C., & Yang, H. (2010). Cross-cultural difference and accounting ethics: An empirical study for accounting students. International Journal of Organizational Innovation (Online), 2(3), 161–185.

Thomson, J. (2009). Closing the accounting talent gap. The CPA Journal, 79(12),  13–14. 


Whittenburg, G. E., Flatley, M., & Raabe, W. A. (1998). Writing skills for accountants: Avoid the "top ten" writing errors. The National Public Accountant, 43(9), 22–25.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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