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Accounting Ethics – Ronald F. Duska, Brenda Shay Duska, Julie Anne Ragatz – Google Books

Often, therefore, we are clear about what we should not do negative injunctions but not clear about what we should do affirmative duties. Human beings need to make and depend on long-term commitments.

We will explore current ethical theories to see how they can be applied to accounting today, focusing on both the ethics of purpose and the ethics of relationships. To answer these problems societies develop standards that outline best practices and regulate behavior.

Ethical Theory 57 But if egoism is inadequate as a theory, what about utilitarianism and deon- tological theory? If we decide accountihg for ourselves, we are egoists.

sccounting If the use of the information is benign and the information is truthful, no ethical problems arise. Dody added it Jul 18, Rosemarie thinks that the allowance for these receivables accpunting be adjusted. Introduction 3 It was a project that brought together leading thinkers of the business ethics community to develop teaching tools for use in college courses on business ethics.

Thus, we have a disagreement about what counts as intrinsic goods. The only way the action will work is if others do not behave as you do. We turn now to the next question.


Accounting Ethics

It is important in this context to remember that the cunning accountant can hide assets as well as disclose them. A second role for accountants is managerial accounting. Next, we will turn our attention to this question: Its accuracy is crucial. Therefore, that action was neither good nor bad for me. Even if there is adequate health care, it is still necessary to specify whose responsibility it is to provide it.

Subjecting those beliefs or values to critical ethical analysis may show their inadequacy. So does everyone else. Rav marked it as to-read Jun 09, To address these new topics, we have added an Afterword, in which we highlight the debates over the use of fair-value accounting and principles- versus rules-based standards. Is there such a thing as a true picture? Thus, we see that for every positive right, there is a corresponding obligation.

The second difference between humans and the rest of the animals, the one Kant thinks is particularly significant, is that humans can act against their inclinations for the sake of duty. They include duties to keep promises, to do good, and to not do harm, for example. Accounting Codes of Conduct.

Accounting Ethics, 2nd Edition

To conclude then, an ethical theory espouses a principle that provides the overriding justifying reason to pursue any course of action.

Why would etjics pursue such a faulty theory?

It is not justifiable to use or exploit someone to make society better. Accounting is developing information that is going to be fthics. For example, an accountant for organized crime or an accountant for the Nazi Party is providing a useful service for his clients, but the clients corrupt that service by exploiting it for evil purposes or ends.

Nastiti added it Nov 04, Chris Childers rated it really liked it May 18, VIII Conclusions In summary, the accounting profession was developed to give a true and accu- rate picture of the financial affairs of organizations. Philosopher and economist Adam Smith2 also believed that self-interest was a primary 1 Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan,Chapters 13 and V Why Study Ethics?


Kant therefore needs to go further, and he does.

Accounting Ethics – Ronald Duska, Brenda Shay Duska – Google Books

Its original — ethcs enduring — fundamental purpose is to provide information about the economic dealings of a per- son or organization. There was no marketing to new clients, because advertising was frowned upon, as were other forms of self-promotion. Refresh and try again. There are pictures, and there are pictures.

While instrumental activities can provide great benefits to human beings and thus be viewed as noblethey can also bring about great harm.

Why should even those who know Sue act in her interest? Any lasting relationship rests on promises and the expectation of guaranteed behavior in spite of future contingencies. Friehling conducted sham audits that allowed Mr. Madoff to perpetuate the fraud. In our society, customers have a right to quality merchandise and should not be subject to caveat emptor. Other utilitarians acknowl- edge other things such as freedom or knowledge as intrinsic goods.

It is an accepted principle of effective salesmanship not to be confused with ethical salesmanship not to say anything negative about the product the salesperson is selling and certainly not to disclose shortcomings unneces- sarily.

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