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Future of Professions

It seems inevitable that trends will only continue to grow with significant impact on how the professions are practiced in the future.

Overview

Author(s): John Chellew

This article considers what the professions might look like in the future. Its primary focus is on how new technology might change the nature of professional practice. The title then considers the trend towards ever-increasingly large and powerful, global and national professional firms and how they are changing the professional landscape. Finally, it discusses the trend towards government placing obligations on not just individual professionals but also the firms. The title has the following sections:

  • New Technology;
  • Increasingly Large and Powerful Firms;
  • Regulating Professional Firms in Addition to Individual Professionals; and
  • Summary.