Nick A. Shepherd


Recent Blog Posts By Nick A. Shepherd

Opinion: The future of a unified Canadian accounting profession

There was a time when the Canadian accounting profession looked like it was headed towards specialization. What happened?, asks Nick A. Shepherd

The Accounting Profession: Generally Accepted Unethical Conduct?

As a profession, accountants are aiding and abetting unethical tax avoidance, yet feel that our behaviour falls within our code of ethics, says Nick Shepherd

If accounting had been invented in the 21st century, would we do the same again?

Nick A. Shepherd on the constraints of accounting in the knowlege economy

Valuing your workforce: Why the accounting profession should focus on intangibles, not operating costs

Nick A. Shepherd on assessing the value of a workforce in an asset-light economy

Why Canadian accountants are needed in human capital reporting

Nick Shepherd explains why a recent corporate case shows the financial cost of ignoring HR intangible assets

Imbalance: Accounting is not capturing the value of intangible assets

Accounting has an intangibles problem, says Nick Shepherd, author of How Accountants Lost Their Balance