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Ethics an Empirical Study of Cpas Moral Term Paper

… Ethics

An Empirical Study of CPAs Moral Development and Ethical Decision-Making: A Selected Group of Taiwanese CPAs

As a result of such public accounting scandals involving the world's largest public accounting firm, Arthur Anderson, and its unethical mishandling of such corporate accounts as Enron, WorldCom, Merck and Xerox, the public has a low level of confidence in the ethical makeup of Certified Public Accountants. (Coleman, Kreuze, and Langsam: 2004). At the foundation of this ethical disintegration of the profession are cases of poor moral judgments and simply bad decision making. Thus, based off of this finding, a question as to the ethical standards of the profession today have been raised, essentially asking what is, or should be, the ethical code governing Certified Public Accountants?

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Company X Code of Ethics Term Paper

… Company X Code of Ethics

Company X: Comprehensive Code of Ethics in the Workplace

Company X is a privately owned small business that seeks to provide one-stop shopping for customers by providing both groceries and pharmaceuticals in one convenient location. In order to operate to the best of its ability in an ethical manner, Company X has established a code of ethics that seeks to cover employees from the ground-up in order to provide a set of ethical guidelines that must be utilized in each of its day-to-day dealings with customers, suppliers, the community, and between employees. In order to achieve the highest level of utilization of this code of ethics, Company X has set forth a guide to training, educating, and guiding employees in…. [read more]

Values and Morals Capstone Project

… Moreover, the word "maslahah" means "benefit or interest," and this suggests that the public interest must be protected. Hence, believing in maslahah means doing what is in the best interest of the public. Taken at face value, this should be the rule of thumb when a person is going into the accounting field; if it is not in the best interest of the public, or of the client, or of the company, than it is unethical and should be avoided (Yunanda, 131).

A peer-reviewed article in Accounting Education: an international journal points out that an Ethics Education Toolkit is available courtesy of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). The Toolkit is designed to stimulate discussion and debate regarding ethics education, and this is necessary because…. [read more]

Strategic Perspectives in Management Accounting Essay

… The profession of accounting is however portrayed as a logical and rational way and this is not very rare as people consider it to be a complication. Accounting also discovers new and different mediums. Thus, it is considered to be an interesting and developing part of the modern professional domains. The discussion by Macintosh (1995) comes up with various perspectives of the ethical values and norms, structuration theory and profit manipulation in the field of accounting. Once the proper understanding is built it consequences in the asymmetries of the basic know how. The accounting ethics know-how is basically the opportunity for different groups to identify the ethical standards in the domain, but Macintosh (1995) states that this would not lead to any lawful and justifiable…. [read more]

Gender, Age, Educational Level, and Moral Development Research Proposal

… Gender, Age, Educational Level, & Moral Development

Throughout the years, the findings of several studies indicate that gender, age, education level, level in the firm, and taking ethics courses or training all have an impact upon moral development (Elm et al., 2001). However, other studies have shown no significant relationship between these factors (Smith, 2001) for instance, one study found that the adjusted R2 values, regressing the MES factors against the ethical evaluation and intention measures, ranged from.45 to.76. These results are indicative of the general validity of the Multidimensional measure. In addition, the factors capture a substantial amount of the variance in the ethical evaluation and behavioral intention measure.

In their research Flory et al. (1993) distinguished MES as theoretically distinct from the conclusions…. [read more]

Gay and Lesbian Torture in Iraq and the International Human Rights Violations Term Paper

… Torture and Abuse of Gays and Lesbians in U.S. Occupied Iraq

The United States has always presented itself as a model of fairness and equality. A champion of human rights around the world, the American government is a signatory to wide range of treaties that guarantee equal protection and treatment for persons of diverse races, religions, creeds, and ethnic groups. The American government condemns gender bias, age discrimination, and prejudice against the physically and mentally disabled. So, when George W. Bush's original justification for the invasion of Iraq i.e. "anticipatory self-defense" collapsed, the President quickly substituted the idea of human rights. Yet, the new Iraq that is emerging after five years of often bloody U.S. occupation can hardly be described as a humanitarian paradise. Numerous…. [read more]

Management Theory and Practice Term Paper

… Managers as Professionals

Management as a Professional

Every business, large or small, has a manager. In small businesses, these persons often perform more than one job. In larger corporations, managers are often restricted to a limited number of tasks within the workday. Regardless of the exact job description of a manager, or the circumstances under which they lead, they perform their jobs as professionals. The knowledge that a manager must possess in order to be effective can be specialized or general. This research will explore various viewpoints on the manager as a professional and will examine the thesis that managers should hold professional licenses and be categorized as other professionals such as doctors or attorneys.

The managerial practices of the organization dictate the role of…. [read more]

Internet Has Grown Exponentially Term Paper

… For an educational institution, the ability to connect to various online journals and libraries as well as access resources of other universities can help improve and growth the curriculum and the courses supported by school is critical and all effort should be made to ensure that over-blocking does not happen.

Literature survey

There is no doubt that the Internet has impacted the way information is collected, disseminated and made available free of cost (mostly) to all users. As useful as the Internet has been with all the information that it provides, some of the content is not desirable for all sections of society that use the Internet. Research indicates that parents, schools and society are increasingly looking for ways by which they can restrict the…. [read more]

Irish and Non-Irish Complain in Ireland Thesis

… Housing Discrimination Among Irish an Non-Irish

Is there discrimination against Non-Irish living in Ireland in the Dublin Ireland Housing Market?

The immigrant population in Ireland contributes considerably to the Irish economy. However, despite their contributions, many non-Irish live in housing conditions that are less than their Irish counterparts. Many blame discrimination as the cause of these disparities. However, there are many factors that could contribute to their condition aside from discrimination. This research examines the question of whether the non-Irish live in poorer conditions that their Irish counterparts due to discrimination, or due to other factors. This survey revealed that the non-Irish living in Ireland do face considerable discrimination, as compared to their Irish counterparts. This discrimination was more prominent in the quest to purchase…. [read more]

Email Monitoring Thesis

… E-Mail Monitoring Affects Employee Stress, Privacy, And Morale

The impact of electronic mail monitoring on the productivity of workers globally, in addition to its impact on their relative levels of stress, sense of and ability to have personal privacy, all interrelate to their morale and sense of ownership workers have regarding their jobs. The intent of this analysis is to evaluate through empirical research how e-mail monitoring is perceived by employees, how it affects their approach to getting work done, and how their perceptions of privacy, equitable treatment, while also testing their level of awareness of specific e-mail monitoring policies in their companies. A random sample of 30 respondents were chosen and given a questionnaire with 13 questions on it, capturing gender and attitudes with…. [read more]

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