1. Which aspects of accounting do you think are more likely to resist the outsourcing trends discussed earlier? Think about what aspects of accounting are the high- value activities versus the routine, standardized ones. (If it’s been a while since you took your accounting courses, reach out for information to someone in your strategy class who is an accounting major.)
2. What industries do you think may offer the best U.S. (or domestic) job opportunities in the future? Which industries do you think may offer the greatest job opportunities in the global market in the future? Use the PESTEL framework and the five forces model to think through a logical set of reasons that some fields will have higher job growth trends than others.
3. Do these types of macro environmental trends affect your thought processes about selecting a career field after college? Why or why not? Explain.