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A collection of 26 previously unpublished speeches by US public accountant, instructor, and professional leader Savoie (1923- 91). Most were delivered during his term as chief executive of the AICPA 1967-72, and were selected to convey some of his more important and influential insights and opinions, and to trace the evolution of the profession over the past few decades. Also lists his speeches and publications. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Remembering Leonard M. Savoie
Editor's Foreword
Letter from Rev. Edward A. Malloy, CSC
Letter from Mr. Ralph E. Kent
Letter from Mr. Tom Buck
Letter from Professor Charles T. Horngren
Report of the Executive Vice President 3
Public Responsibilities of the Private Sector 11
Marketing Myopia 19
The Road to Progress in Accounting 25
Living with a High Profile 31
The Accounting Profession's Role in Federal Government Matters 37
Report of the Executive Vice President 43
Taking Timely Action 49
A View of the Accounting Profession and Accounting Education From a Professional Accountant in Industry 57
Personal Views of Accounting Education 67
Should the Practice of Public Accounting Be Limited to the Graduates of Professional Schools of Accounting? 75
The Purposes of Education 85
Business Ethics and Government Regulation 89
Client-Auditor Relationship: Is More Independence Needed? 101
The Professional Goals of the Institute 111
Ombudsmanship and the Need for Hard-Nosed Auditing 115
Accentuating Accountability 127
A Time for Self-Renewal in the Accounting Profession 139
Accountability of the Accounting Profession 149
What's in the Hopper of the APB? 161
Financial Accounting Standards: Regulation or Self-Regulation? 179
A View from the Top 183
Making Accounting Rules - a Political Process 195
General Purchasing Power or Specific Political Power? 211
An Overview of Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting 217
Some Views of Current Activities of the Securities and Exchange Commission 227
Appendix A: List of Speeches 241
Appendix B: List of Publications 257
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