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Grant Thornton: Unleashing our potential
Mission: to make a difference to our colleagues, our clients, our profession and our communities
Vision: to be the leading audit, tax and advisory firm, serving dynamic organizations in our chosen markets
Chosen markets: dynamic organizations—the space we want to own
Strategic drivers: revenue growth, talent, operational excellence, distinctive client service, brand.
Global values: collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect, responsibility.

“Without quality we have nothing” – Edward Nusbaum, CEO of Grant Thornton International

“Quality is not an act, it is a habit” – Stephen M. Chipman, CEO, Grant Thornton LLP

Grant Thornton International—a cohesive global organization

Our global brand promise: Unlock your potential for growth
Reason says: go with the well-known
Instinct says: go with the know-how

Factors Shaping the Profession:
Globalization—impacts all we do in the professor; impacts all we do at Grant Thornton.
Regulatory environment—Intensity and complexity of regulations and standards is unprecedented; accelerated push for greater transparency and accountability.
Relevancy—how relevant are financial statements? How relevant is our opinion to these financial statements?
Technology—driving great value and great change; adoption of technology increases the expectation for transparency.
Generational change—profoundly different than any “generation”; expectation gap with the profession.
Broader business skills—profession can’t reply only on classic training; need for critical thinkers; profession must value, attract intellectually curious business minds.
Talent pipeline—entry level labor pool in long-term decline; increase access to the global talent pool; increase diversity of talent pipeline

Response: improve the quality and vitality of our profession
Global education and awareness
Talent pipeline expansion—diversity; profession must be more attractive to intellectually curious students; global talent pool.
Broader business skills

Benefits of a world view: International secondments

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