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A Study in the Possibility of Establishing a Chinese

Zhao, Yuanyuan and Xu, Wei (2009)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Purpose
The purpose of this thesis is to describe and analyze the possibilities for China to create a socio-economic environment whereby the domestic accounting firms can compete with and even challenge the ¡®Big Four¡¯ accounting firms in Chinese auditing market. Methodology
The development of Chinese domestic accounting firms is reviewed and analyzed from macro and micro aspects including political and legal forces, economic forces, social culture, technological influences in society and so on. One hundred of the biggest accounting firms published by the CICPA (Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants) are chosen to be compared and analyzed in detail. All materials and analysis used in the thesis are quoted and based on the... (More)
Purpose
The purpose of this thesis is to describe and analyze the possibilities for China to create a socio-economic environment whereby the domestic accounting firms can compete with and even challenge the ¡®Big Four¡¯ accounting firms in Chinese auditing market. Methodology
The development of Chinese domestic accounting firms is reviewed and analyzed from macro and micro aspects including political and legal forces, economic forces, social culture, technological influences in society and so on. One hundred of the biggest accounting firms published by the CICPA (Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants) are chosen to be compared and analyzed in detail. All materials and analysis used in the thesis are quoted and based on the reports and figures from the official websites such as the CICPA, the Ministry of Finance and the National Office of Auditing.
Conclusion
The thesis analyzes how realistic it is that the Chinese government aims of creating Domestic accounting firms capable of competing with the foreign companies in the future. According to our analysis of the developments of Chinese domestic accounting firms and Big Four in China in recent years, we find that the biggest domestic accounting firms have started to adopt concrete strategies to compete with the Big Four in China. The development of the auditing market and policies encouraged by the Chinese government, provide the feasibility to establish a competitive Chinese domestic ¡®Big Four¡¯ accounting firms in the future. (Less)
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author
Zhao, Yuanyuan and Xu, Wei
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Management of enterprises, Venture out of China, Auditing market share, Domestic accounting firms, Big Four, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
2171816
date added to LUP
2009-06-09 00:00:00
date last changed
2012-11-13 12:54:20
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  abstract     = {Purpose
The purpose of this thesis is to describe and analyze the possibilities for China to create a socio-economic environment whereby the domestic accounting firms can compete with and even challenge the ¡®Big Four¡¯ accounting firms in Chinese auditing market. Methodology
The development of Chinese domestic accounting firms is reviewed and analyzed from macro and micro aspects including political and legal forces, economic forces, social culture, technological influences in society and so on. One hundred of the biggest accounting firms published by the CICPA (Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants) are chosen to be compared and analyzed in detail. All materials and analysis used in the thesis are quoted and based on the reports and figures from the official websites such as the CICPA, the Ministry of Finance and the National Office of Auditing.
Conclusion
The thesis analyzes how realistic it is that the Chinese government aims of creating Domestic accounting firms capable of competing with the foreign companies in the future. According to our analysis of the developments of Chinese domestic accounting firms and Big Four in China in recent years, we find that the biggest domestic accounting firms have started to adopt concrete strategies to compete with the Big Four in China. The development of the auditing market and policies encouraged by the Chinese government, provide the feasibility to establish a competitive Chinese domestic ¡®Big Four¡¯ accounting firms in the future.},
  author       = {Zhao, Yuanyuan and Xu, Wei},
  keyword      = {Management of enterprises,Venture out of China,Auditing market share,Domestic accounting firms,Big Four,Företagsledning,management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A Study in the Possibility of Establishing a Chinese},
  year         = {2009},
}