Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12540/368
Title: Factors affecting accounting students’ career choice
Authors: Wang, Hanlin 
Issue Date: 2020
Source: Wang, H. (2020). Factors affecting accounting students’ career choice [Unpublished bachelor's thesis]. Wenzhou-Kean University.
Abstract: This study aims to investigate the major factors affecting business students', especially accounting students' career choices in China. A questionnaire was designed by previous research to collect data in traditional Chinese universities and Sino-Foreign cooperative universities. A Pearson correlation analysis and a stepwise regression analysis was conducted based on the type of universities the respondents from. Firstly, instructors' influence and earning expectations that play a role in choosing a career have a positive significant association with traditional Chinese students' academic performance. Earning expectations also significantly predict their accounting grade. Secondly, earning expectations, job opportunities and social status for a future career have a significant association with the academical performance of students in Sino-Foreign cooperative universities. Family influence and social status in choosing a career significantly predict their academic performance. The findings are important for the accounting profession area to guide more accounting students to choose work in the accounting field.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12540/368
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