Who speaks for consultants?

Scott, Robert W.
August 1997
Accounting Technology;Aug97, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on consultancy services provided by accountants in the United States. Comparison with public practice; Concerns on measuring one's performance; Standardization issues; Role of technology consulting; Firms in which consultants are working effectively. INSETS: Advisor programs off to a fast start.;Consultant chargeability ranks as sore point..


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