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The Effect of Motivational Values on Professionalism in Accounting

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  • Masoumeh Sadat Rasouli

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  • Bahman Banimahd
  • Ramezan Ali Royaee

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This study attempts to find out various cultural aspects that have influenced on professionalism of accountants. The aim at this study is to explore a different approach to examine the influence of culture on accountant’s professionalism by using Schwartz’s (1992) model (universal structure of individual-level human motivational values) in domain of accounting. We use Gray model for detecting of professionalism. The findings of this study show that professionalism of accountants is affected by motivational values. Results show that security from motivational values can be influence on professionalism.

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  • Masoumeh Sadat Rasouli & Bahman Banimahd & Ramezan Ali Royaee, 2015. "The Effect of Motivational Values on Professionalism in Accounting," International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, vol. 5(1), pages 19-26, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:hur:ijaraf:v:5:y:2015:i:1:p:19-26
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    1. Mattiullah Butt & Pei Hu & Khuram Shafi & Babur Hayat Malik, 2015. "Study of Organizational Environment, Incentives and Promotion and its Effect on Employee`s Motivation," International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, vol. 5(3), pages 91-99, July.

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    Motivational value; culture; professionalism;

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