You have been hired as a new management accountant at General Motors. During lunch breaks, you noticed that your peers are engaged in several lively discussions on the role of the management accountant, and how the proliferation of technology is changing that role. They referenced an article by Raef Lawson titled, Management Accounting Competencies: Fit for the Purpose in the Digital Age? (Links to an external site.) as a must-read resource on the topic. You decided to join the discussion.
Read this article and determine if you agree or disagree with Raef Lawson. Please make certain that you address in detail the rationale of your agreement or disagreement.