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Marlies de Vries nieuwsbericht_LOWRES The future of the accountancy sector: a call to break the vicious circle

The future of the accountancy sector: a call to break the vicious circle

Research |  December 3 2021
The current working methods of accountancy firms continue to remain unchanged. This vicious circle needs to be broken in order to prevent the sector from grinding to a halt as a result of more and more checks and controls.
krijn-van-der-lugt-Iens1y34FxM-unsplash Accounting questions in the Circular Economy

Accounting questions in the Circular Economy

Research |  January 14 2020
A white paper launched by a new coalition for circular accounting, demonstrates how to modify and rethink current financing and reporting practices for the circular economy.
Jan Bots Controllers, prepare for Artificial Intelligence!

Controllers, prepare for Artificial Intelligence!

About Nyenrode |  August 29 2019
According to Prof. Dr. Jan Bots, it's only a matter of time before big data and digitization become an integral part of the controlling profession. He delivered his retirement speech on Thursday August 29, 2019.
Joost van Buuren Scientific validation of audit methodology in accountancy needed

Scientific validation of audit methodology in accountancy needed

Research |  November 28 2018
“The field of Auditing & Assurance is about people and trust”, says Prof. Dr. Joost van Buuren. However, according to Van Buuren, the field has not been innovative enough in recent years and is failing to adequately fulfill users’ wishes. Van Buuren therefore calls upon the sector to develop a new active approach: one in which innovation is aimed at meeting users’ needs and boosting their trust in the accountant through scientific validation of audit methodology. Van Buuren: “Accountants must start thinking differently and seize opportunities with an open mind in order to increase the relevance of the accounting position.”
DSC_0149 International importance of Data Science on the rise

International importance of Data Science on the rise

Research |  July 2 2018
Prof. Ruud Wetzels has been appointed as a professor at Nyenrode Business Universiteit as of 1 July to hold the chair in Data Science. In this chair, Wetzels will be conducting research focused on applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), mathematics and statistics in the business world.
Marlies de Vries Professional skepticism of young accountants under pressure

Professional skepticism of young accountants under pressure

Research |  May 16 2018
Young professionals within the accountancy sector experience high levels of work pressure, which compromises their professional skepticism and thus the quality of their work.
Promotie Herman van Brenk Quality bonuses have a counterproductive effect for majority of auditors

Quality bonuses have a counterproductive effect for majority of auditors

Research |  December 6 2017
Measures regarding compensation incentives for auditors have a different effect on their judgment and decision-making. This effect depends on factors such as various personality traits. This is one of the conclusions reached by Herman van Brenk in his dissertation titled “Compensation Incentives and Personality Traits: Three studies on their Joint Effects on Auditor Judgment and Decision Making”, for which he received his doctorate from Nyenrode Business Universiteit on Wednesday 6th of December.

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