The Future Of The Professions - Changing The Course Of The River


Changes in the accounting and legal professions, in the past few years, reflecting dramatic changes in the environment in which the professions serve, have been profound. Survival, in this atmosphere, becomes increasingly difficult, for both the large and small firm.

This puts the burden the all firms to do two things – to understand the dynamic environment, and to think more seriously about planning for the future. The future, in the 21st century, seems to move more rapidly than did the past.

But predicting the future in any meaningful way becomes significantly more difficult than in other times. Too many random events, too many external factors, too much not yet discovered technology, too many worldwide events, make reasonable predictions for the future impossible.

Still, it’s important to be able to look at the probabilities inherent in certain trends, in order to plan and run a practice effectively. How can this be done reasonably and rationally?

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