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Accounting Ethics

Why should even those who know Sue act in her interest? This view of the equation indicates how assets were financed: The most common measurement principles are generally accepted account- ing principles. If the delivery of these reports is not profitable, then accounting firms committed to maximizing their own profit will acconuting the audit function. Whenever you are tempted not to disclose something, ask yourself why.

Each rival ethical theory maintains that when there is a conflict of reasons, there is an overriding reason that takes precedence over all other reasons. They might lack knowledge of what the best way to do things is, and they might be tempted to do things that are self-serving that violate these practices.

The study of ethics can help the individual sort out these complex issues by seeing what principles operate in those cases.

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Stories such as the ones above are an indication that there is a need for greater ethical sensitivity and ethical behavior in the accounting profession. To the extent that all humans are equal, they are entitled to be treated in a certain way. It needs truthful reports.


They should not in any way be held accountable for the shortcomings of this book. Consequently, at this point let us move on to a deeper examination of what constitutes ethics.

Egoism is based on a distorted egocen- tric view of the universe. Often, therefore, we are clear about what we should not do negative injunctions but not clear about what we should do affirmative duties.

Because of the events of the past several years, accounting is no longer viewed as a staid, reliable profession. Accounting Codes of Conduct. The Continental Vending Case. A crucial relationship is that of a profes- sional toward his or her clients. What type of virtues etjics a person seek duuska develop?

If you look at the citation, you will see that duwka scenarios were developed for a business ethics program sponsored by none other than Arthur Andersen.

When econo- mists adopt this theory, the economic and business models they develop as- sume that everyone is self-interested. We expect friends to put themselves out for us, and we expect to put ourselves out for our friends.

Here, the question is unqualified: Asset value depends on three factors: It is in this way, that economics, which looks value neutral, since it assumes everyone always acts in their own interest, attempts dusk set up systems that will be most productive, systems which, if they are to work, must appeal to the way human beings are.

That is why euska action that benefits you is a good action, and a good reason for doing something is that it will be good for you. Rosemarie is the controller for a small construction company, Acme build- ers.


As we noted earlier, although defenders of capitalism assert that it brought about the highest standard of living in the history of the world, critics declare that a high standard of living is not necessarily a good thing.

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Thus, even if we agree that people should do their jobs, there are occasions when doing so is problematic. Random House,IV, ii, 9. In addition to a general introduction to business ethics, individual volumes cover key ethical issues in management, marketing, finance, accounting, and computing. These are the needs to fulfill the social dimension. What sort of disclosure and auditing requirements do accountants encounter?

You do not do this because you are concerned about your long-range self-interest.

The self-interested maximizer is even given a name, Homo economicus, economic man. Those who condemn the action believe that no matter what the consequences, the action was immoral and unjust because it involved taking innocent lives.

At times, we may also need to defer pleasure eating that ice cream sundae or suffer pain getting a flu shot for some accunting benefit.