External Environment Analysis: Arthur Andersen & Co.: Administrative Accounting

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Executive summary In this report I seek to perform multiple analyses on Accenture as a business entity that uses its unique set of resources, activities and capabilities that forms the basis of firm’s strategy. For this I have done the External environment analysis, internal environment analysis, SWOT analysis, competitor analysis. Also how it has tackled the dynamic external/internal environmental conditions effectively and its response to it and how Accenture has been able to decide on its strategies. I also captured the history, background, profile, financials and other important facts and figures of Accenture from different sources. In the end, I also suggested few recommendations based on these analyses. History In 1913, at the age of 28, Northwestern University economics Professor Arthur Andersen started the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. Arthur Andersen as an accounting firm to offer certification for corporate balance sheets 1. Arthur Andersen & Co. created an initial setup of the consulting unit when it formed the Administrative Accounting group in 1942. The Administrative Accounting main tasks were developing systems related to accounting , and different methods and procedures for Arthur Andersen clients. In the 1950s, Arthur Andersen starts giving consulting services to companies and started implementing information systems, and…show more content…
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