This article aims at demonstrating how the study of intra-professional segmentation can contribute to a more dynamic understanding of the processes at play in the evolution of professional bodies. The article takes as an example the category of the small practitioner in the accounting profession and suggests various research agendas.
RAMIREZ, C., STRINGFELLOW, L. and MACLEAN, M. (2015). Beyond Segments in Movement: A 'Small' Agenda for Research in the Professions. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 28(5), pp. 1341-1372.