Proceedings of the 7th Regional Accounting Conference (KRA 2020)

Can Accounting Practices, Interests, and Motivations Increase Work Readiness for Prospective Accountants?

Authors
Salma Faundria Nagari, Surya Seno Pamungkas, Ika Kristianti
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Ika Kristianti
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210416.016How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Work Readiness, Interest, Motivation, Accounting Practices
Abstract

Prospective accountants need to prepare a strategy in choosing a career path before becoming an accountant. One strategy that can be done is to improve the quality of human resources. As a school that has a goal to prepare students who are ready to work, the Vocational High School (SMK) majoring in accounting is also one of the cornerstones for the world of work to design prospective accountants. The purpose of this study is to analyze accounting practices, student interests and student motivation in increasing readiness to become prospective accountants. This research is a quantitative study, using a regression test. This study uses a population of all vocational students majoring in accounting in Salatiga. The sample of this study used 66 respondents from SMKs in Salatiga. Sample selection is based on purposive sampling. The results of this study are the second hypothesis is accepted, while the first hypothesis and third hypothesis are rejected. Interest is still a strong driving force, and as an encouragement to an accountant, it is believed that he will optimize the work readiness of the respondents.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th Regional Accounting Conference (KRA 2020)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
19 April 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-366-0
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210416.016How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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